Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Backlash Reveals Just How Much Progress Is Needed.


(Originally published in Everything Girls Love.com. Written by: Taylor Bennett)  Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback whose kneeling during the national anthem stirred controversy, tweeted an image from Nike’s latest ad campaign, “Just Do It.” The words, “Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything” were written across the athlete’s face. However, words couldn’t express the feelings of hope and equal feelings … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Backlash Reveals Just How Much Progress Is Needed.

5 Thoughts That Come to Mind After Watching the Black Panther Movie


When deciding to go see the Black Panther movie — which broke pre-sale ticket records –  I honestly didn’t expect to see so much substance from a superhero movie. I mean there were so many subliminal messages. I’m sure that I have to watch it one more time. Since I was never a Black Panther fan, I did a brief background check on the original … Continue reading 5 Thoughts That Come to Mind After Watching the Black Panther Movie

Remembering Roots: Do We Need A Remake?


“You must always honor your ancestors – the ones who love you and watch over you.” I’ve had several debates with friends, co-workers and even Facebook friends on whether or not a “Roots” remake is necessary. Since the original Alex Haley’s “Roots” series in 1977 was phenomenal, viewers just don’t understand the reason behind forcing people to relive such a brutal time period over and over again. … Continue reading Remembering Roots: Do We Need A Remake?