Emmanuel Gomez was already a Lancer when he got arrested and thought being a student might save him from a conviction and harsh sentence. It didn’t; the district attorney still took his case and ran with it, all the way to a guilty verdict from a jury. What did save him was his community.
When Nike decided to use Colin Kaepernick as the face of their 30th “Just Do It” campaign, I was shocked, yet enthralled by their controversial decision. Kaepernick embodies the rights we all have as American citizens. To stand up for our beliefs and our rights to freedom of speech.
(Bigotes de Gato CC photo credit link) During Super Bowl weekend, 20-time Grammy award winner Beyoncé dropped her new music video for “Formation.” In her video, Beyoncé used scenes from Hurricane Katrina, and a spray-painted message saying “Stop Killing Us.” At the Super Bowl halftime show, she performed her new single along with dancers dressed up as Black Panthers.