Thursday, April 6, 2017

The story behind the meme mocking Pepsi’s attempts to brand rebellion | I AM AN EDUCATOR

The story behind the meme mocking Pepsi’s attempts to brand rebellion | I AM AN EDUCATOR:

The story behind the meme mocking Pepsi’s attempts to brand rebellion

Yesterday I woke up to find out I was a meme gone viral.
The hilarious meme by @ignant_ was in reference to the shameful ad that Pepsi produced—and quickly took down—depicting model Kendall Jenner diffusing tensions between protestors and cops by handing one officer a refreshing can of Pepsi. When the officer cracks open the can, the protestors are overjoyed and the officer gives an approving grin. Peace on earth prevails because of commercialism and sugar water.pepsi-ad_cop
PepsiAdProtestersHundreds of thousands of people have liked and shared the hilarious meme that mocks the ignorance of the Pepsi ad that was made from an image taken of me at the 2015 Martin Luther King Day rally in Seattle.
But here’s what folks who shared the meme might not know about that photo: The image is a still taken from a video that shows me on the phone, walking on the sidewalk, when Seattle The story behind the meme mocking Pepsi’s attempts to brand rebellion | I AM AN EDUCATOR:


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