What actual activists have to say about that terrible Pepsi ad


When it’s time to protest, activists know to bring their passion, comfortable shoes, and — most importantly — a chilled, refreshing Pepsi to diffuse any tense situation. 

At least, that’s the message the beverage company seemed to promote with its latest ad starring famed intersectional activist model and reality TV star Kendall Jenner. Jenner, who has never been to an actual protest but totally wishes she has, was able to star in a fake movement Pepsi dreamed up to push its product. 

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Though Pepsi just announced it’s pulling the ad due to the reaction, actual activists doing actual activist work are still not having it — and they’re using Twitter to speak out. Read more…

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