Why Coke’s “America The Beautiful” Superbowl Ad Brought Out America’s Ugly

Let me start by saying that I may be a few day's late to this party having been engaged in other life event activities over Superbowl Sunday and not having turned on a television until last night.  Why? That being said, I am aware that I apparently missed a doozy of a backlash against one … Continue reading Why Coke’s “America The Beautiful” Superbowl Ad Brought Out America’s Ugly

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Igniting A Cultural Conversation On Race: Putting The Trayvon Martin Tragedy In Context Relating To The Dehumanization of Young Black Males in America

Last Saturday night I was out at a bar enjoying a momentary respite from my family reunion weekend when the news of the Zimmerman verdict came on the overhead TV. At the moment I remember thinking: "I'm really shocked - but then again, I suppose I shouldn't be". And I remember a sinking feeling in … Continue reading Igniting A Cultural Conversation On Race: Putting The Trayvon Martin Tragedy In Context Relating To The Dehumanization of Young Black Males in America

30 Years Later: The King of Pop In Context And How “Thriller” Changed Everything

The legendary best-selling album of all time, Michael Jackson's Thriller, was released 30 years ago today.  It was a groundbreaking album that marked a defining achievement worthy of"King of Pop" status.  But do you know why? Well, It's a good thing you have a Narcissistic Anthropologist to find some context and share it with you.  … Continue reading 30 Years Later: The King of Pop In Context And How “Thriller” Changed Everything

The Evolution Of Bigotry: Racist Tweeting

It's good to know that technological advancement takes all kinds. Those who work in CRM (customer relationship management) understand the distinct value of being proactive when it comes to managing both positive and negative conversations happening about a brand or company in the social media space. People have used social media technology like twitter to … Continue reading The Evolution Of Bigotry: Racist Tweeting