Digital Boycott Turns Into Dollar Signs for The Honey Pot Company

By Jannah Bolds
EIC, The Bold Opinion

The Honey Pot Company, a black-woman owned feminine hygiene brand, saw an estimated 50% increase in sales after the launch of Target’s “Founders We Believe In” campaign. Oddly though, the spike in sales didn’t quite come from the advertisement itself, but rather an influx of negative reviews on TrustPilot. The one-star reviews claimed the brand was racist and excluded women of other races.

“The reason why it’s so important for Honey Pot to do so well is so the next black girl that comes up with a great idea, she could have a better opportunity. That means a lot to me,” says CEO Bea Dixon in the Target commercial. Continue reading Digital Boycott Turns Into Dollar Signs for The Honey Pot Company

Don’t worry, I can wait.

Written By Jannah Bolds
Editor-In-Chief, The Bold Opinion

As we grow into our adult selves, one day or another you’ll be approached with “the question”. The question that is asked only by those who have them. The question that your grandparents ask you every year at the family reunion. See where I’m going with this?

“When are you going to have kids?”

Continue reading Don’t worry, I can wait.

Free education? Sign me up!

Written By Jannah Bolds
Editor-In-Chief, The Bold Opinion

There is no doubt that education is the key to success. No matter which field you are pursuing, there must be some foundation laid before you continue to build higher, right? Chances are that you’ve already done your four years of undergrad and might be stuck in the mud about where you should take your career (if you’re not still looking for it).

There is often the “affordability” dilemma when folks look into reaching educational goals. The excuses like, “I can’t afford it..” or “I don’t have the time, My name is Kevin Gates, I work six jobs..blah”, usually deter people from reaching a milestone.

Continue reading Free education? Sign me up!

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