micdotcom:

Bernice King, MLK Jr.’s daughter, just epically took down that problematic Pepsi ad

  • 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)