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Can you believe it’s already April? We’ve made it through the first quarter of the year. The season has changed and life is forging ahead. The hottest pop culture news articles from last week included diapers, a Hall of Fame induction announcement, a show revival, and Tyra Banks.
Pop Culture News Articles
1…Black women share their unfortunate experience at work | The Huffington Post
Black women took to Twitter this week after Rep. Maxine Waters was mocked by Bill O’Reilly on Fox News Tuesday morning. They [black women] shared their experiences of they way they are treated at work. The hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork showcased the things black women deal with at work on a daily basis. Read more from The Huffington Post >>> HERE.
When I logged into Twitter and saw the #BlackWomenAtWork hashtag trending, I was almost scared to click through. But, I’m glad I did. The sheer amount of activity on the hashtag was astonishing. The experiences people shared were true…and sad. As a black woman who has worked in corporate america, I could relate to many of the experiences being shared. Reading through the tweets was like a slap in the face of the racial reality that is ever-prevalent in our society. We’ve come a long way, but we have a long way yet to go. If you haven’t read the tweets, click the hashtag above to read it now. Did you share your experience this week on Twitter?
2… Snoop Dogg to induct Tupac into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame | Page Six
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It’s fitting that one rap superstar will induct a fellow rap legend. It should be a great performance. It’s been almost 21 years since Tupac’s death. I think this is a well-deserved honor for Tupac and Snoop Dogg as the person who will induct him. How do you feel about the upcoming induction of Tupac into the Hall of Fame?
3…Tyra Banks returns to ‘America’s Next Top Model’ and removes age limit | E! News
Rita Ora tried it [hosting ANTM], but Tyra Banks will resume hosting duties for the 24th cycle of the how. This should interesting. Let’s not forget what happened when American Idol raised the age limit…we got the “Pants on the Ground” guy. First, Tyra decides to do a season with male models and now she’s removing the age limit.
— ANTM (@ANTMVH1) March 16, 2017
4…The Honest Company is now selling MLB team-logo diapers | Adweek
Okay, so, this may be a tad bit much. I understand the licensing interest and lucrative potential of MLB diapers. However, is this necessary? The one upside (outside of the profits) is the probability of attracting the dads shopping the diaper aisle. This could be a very memorable “dad moment” – have your favorite baseball team logo on your little one’s diaper. What do you think? Would you buy MLB team logo diapers?
5…TLC is bringing back Trading Spaces | E! News
I loved this show! I still remember my favorite makeovers. I continue to follow the designers on social media. I. ?? AM. ?? HERE. ?? FOR. ?? THIS. I can’t wait for this to return. I hope a few of the original designers also return. That would be fantastic. Will you watch the new “Trading Spaces” on TLC?
Elsewhere in Pop Culture…
▶︎ Nicole Murphy is your new Fitness Instructor. She posted on Instagram to promote her website and the internet couldn’t stop talking about her looks. [Instagram]
▶︎ Mama June reveals her now Size 4 body. Honey Boo Boo’s momma went from “Not” to “Hot” on her new show. [People]
▶︎ Lee Daniels reveals his dark childhood. The famed director was very candid when discussing how he grew up. [E! Online]
What do you think? Which pop culture news articles did I miss? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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