(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.
Right in the mix of Comedian Mo’Nique’s talk of her Netflix boycott, another comedian Tiffany Haddish, has recently announced that she got her own $800,000 dollar deal with the streaming service. She is to be the lead in a Netflix animated comedy series “Tuca and Bertie.” Reportedly, Haddish will play a “cocky-care-free toucan” named “Tuca” that is friends with “Bertie,” a daydreaming singing bird. Despite … Continue reading Tiffany Haddash gets an $800,000 Deal With Netflix After Mo’Nique’s Claims of Being Lowballed by the Network Because of Racism.
“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?