Bernice King accepts Newsweek‘s apology for tweeting MLK in a casket. Newsweek tweeted a photo of Dr. King in his casket and the caption, “Has anybody here seen my old friend Martin?” The quote is from “Abraham, Martin and John,” a song written in 1968. It was reportedly done for MLK Day. Bernice King later said… Read more »
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Behind that disastrous ad that Pepsi did that featured Kendall Jenner, Pepsi has apologized to Dr. Martin Luther King’s daugher, Bernice King. Bernice posted on Twitter, “If only Daddy would have known about the power of #Pepsi.” Pepsi posted, “@BerniceKing We at Pepsi believe in the legacy of Dr. King & meant absolutely no disrespect… Read more »
Pepsi had this bright idea. They figured having Pepsi solve the world’s injustices in a commercial starring Kendall Jenner would be a great idea. Boy did they miss the mark. All the people that work in the marketing and commercial department at Pepsi didn’t see this as a bad idea. Really? Even Dr. King’s daughter,… Read more »
Rachel Dolezal, who was dragged big time for trying to pass herself off as Black, will speak at an MLK event in North Carolina. The theme of the event is “Healing Race Relations through Conversation and Participation.” Read more here.
The community of Violet, inside St. Bernard Parish, in :Louisiana had an open meeting to vote on renaming Colonial Boulevard Martin Luther King Boulevard. Violet, a community that is 56 percent African American, was represented by mostly White citizens. Some of the argument against renaming was, “He never lived here.” One man said “I don’t… Read more »