So, Adidas is in the news for diversity problems. Employees at its Portland headquarters say they’ve been marginalized and discriminated against. Apparently management perpetuates a high school clique type environment, and ignores minority voices in favor of more familiar faces, often to the detriment of the business. Like having to pull your all white sneaker offering … Continue reading Beyonce, Pharrell, Please Cancel Adidas
I had no plans to blog this week. I was content to bask quietly in my latest accolade – thank you so so much Folio for naming me on of the top women in media for 2016 *cheese* – that and I had little miners testing their pick axes out on the back of my … Continue reading Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and All Lives Matter
Beyonce turned me on to this lady in her song Flawless. I finally got a chance to listen to the speech from which some of the song lyrics came while editing, serendipitously enough, work for @DiversityExec magazine. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is funny and engaging, but it is her message about raising our daughters and sons … Continue reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on #feminism #gender #diversity #change
The girl Bey is at it again. She’s got new music out – meh – a new campaign in the hopper for H&M – cute – and even old Rush Limbaugh’s ignorant self has put down his cup long enough to rant. Note, his rant was completely inaccurate and made very little sense, supporting my … Continue reading #Beyonce, Hated But Fabulous
This video is one of my favorites. Bey looks fabulous and sweet. More importantly, she embraces the idea that being imperfect can be wonderful when in love, providing you find the right person to appreciate all your quirks. Continue reading Charm and the Value of Imperfection
Had a conversation last week about what black celebs should or should not be doing for others. My stance is charity begins at home. But Beyonce proves that one doesn’t need to stray far from one’s inherent gifts to contribute to the global conversation on activism.
Bey sends a glowing recommendation to First Lady Michelle Obama. Lucky for Barack, that’s his wife, no? LOL