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1. 1. An ugly ad is rearing its head on the New York City subways, as advertisements equating Muslim radicals with savages appeared underground on Monday, drawing immediate criticism from some riders.

2. 2. New Yorkers are taking matters into their own hands, writing “Racist" and "Hate Speech" over the ads. Photo credit: Thinkprogress

3. 3. 28th street 6 platform. <p>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://mondoweiss.net/2012/09/subway-ad-gets-a-make-over-revealing-its-true-character.html" target="_blank">mondoweiss.net</a></p>

4. 4. Port Authority subway station ad. <p>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://mondoweiss.net/2012/09/subway-ad-gets-a-make-over-revealing-its-true-character.html" target="_blank">mondoweiss.net</a></p>

5. 5. A poster on 57th and 5th Ave (F). <p>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://mondoweiss.net/2012/09/subway-ad-gets-a-make-over-revealing-its-true-character.html" target="_blank">mondoweiss.net</a></p>

6. 6. 23d St station. <p>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://mondoweiss.net/2012/09/subway-ad-gets-a-make-over-revealing-its-true-character.html" target="_blank">mondoweiss.net</a></p>

7. 7. Times Square station.<p>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://mondoweiss.net/2012/09/subway-ad-gets-a-make-over-revealing-its-true-character.html" target="_blank">mondoweiss.net</a></p>

8. 8. <p> <span>San Francisco&apos;s Municipal Transportation Agency has decided to continue running the offensive ads. </span>Photo courtesy of <a href="http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2012/09/golden_gate_transit_muni_ad.php" target="_blank">SF Weekly.</a></p>

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