Boycott Spanish-language Billboards

This page shines a light on companies that advertise in Spanish in the US on billboards. These billboards are springing up all over the country. Please contact the companies and let them know that you are boycotting their products as long as they advertise in America on billboards in the Spanish language.

The language of America is still English. Other countries do not generally have billboards in a foreign language. There is no reason that we should allow it here. It gives people the wrong idea about not needing to learn English in this country.

If enough people stop using their products and let them know about it, they will take these billboards down. If you see a billboard in Spanish that is not listed here, please do not buy their products. Call the company and complain about it. You probably will not be the only one complaining.

The focus here is on a few of the major offenders, but please do leave a comment about other billboards that are not listed here. This list will be updated from time to time as more information becomes available.

Verizon Billboard in Spanish

Verizon Wireless Billboard in Spanish

Contact link: Verizon Wireless

Sales:
Consumer: (800) 256-4646
Business: (800) 526-3178

Customer Service:
Verizon Wireless
Customer Service Department
777 Big Timber Road
Elgin, IL 60123

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This billboard below communicates a racially-tinged sexual message, which would seem very odd and would not be written on an English-language billboard. The billboard reads, “Very good like the white girl, who is checking you out.” “Güera” can just mean blonde girl, or it can be used as slang for American girl.

Would they write in English in a white neighborhood, “Very good like the Latina, brown or black girl, who is checking you out?” I doubt it. But it is apparently permissible in Spanish, when it demeans whites.

Bud Light Billboard in Spanish

Bud Light Billboard in Spanish

Contact link: Budweiser Brewing Co.

Would you rather speak to Budweiser directly? Give them a call at
1-800-DIAL BUD (342-5283) Monday through Friday, 11am-8pm CST.

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McDonalds Billboard in Spanish

McDonald’s Billboard in Spanish

Contact link: McDonalds

Call McDonald’s.

1-800-244-6227
7 days a week
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST

Write McDonald’s.

McDonald’s Corporation, 2111 McDonald’s Dr., Oak Brook, IL 60523

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4 Responses to Boycott Spanish-language Billboards

  1. Robin Hvidston says:

    This is an excellent campaign – call all of the above corporations – advertise in English. If we the people stand up and call for English language billboards – corporations will advertise in English!

  2. Jacob says:

    I will come back to McDonalds when your billboards are in English.. Long time customer

  3. Jacob says:

    Obama wants them to learn English.. Billboards
    in English is a good start.

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