King is not the only one to criticize the Pepsi spot, which was released this week and struck many as a tone-deaf ad attempting to capitalize on the vague concept of social justice.
But King’s critique is especially biting considering her father’s legacy.
Martin Luther King Jr. stood his ground in countless incidents with police who used violent tactics in response to his peaceful protests, and, to his daughter’s point, offering a can of soda probably wouldn’t have help them see eye-to-eye with his mission of social justice — or stopped him from being assassinated. Read more.(4/5/2017 1:09 PM)