Category Archives: Currents

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

Kanye West’s “Jesus is King” Album Key Lyrics

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

A breakdown of the words that mean the most.

Kanye’s latest album came, surprisingly, earlier  than the anticipated “Yandhi” album. With fans still itching to get an earful of “Yandhi”, the artist made an entire energy switch by dedicating a whole project to his recent spiritual endeavors. We all know ‘Ye by now, so the spontaneity is, honestly, expected. This is a full-fledged gospel project dedicated to his love for the Holy Spirit and the artist’s personal journey, which caught some off guard.

The album is short, but meaningful with quite a few key quotes that help bridge the communication gap between he and his audience. He said in an interview that The Lord told him to “use himself”, and quite frankly, what better way for ‘Ye to use his own words.

Here are a few quotes from tracks on the album that I found powerfully communicative.
Continue reading Kanye West’s “Jesus is King” Album Key Lyrics

Vegan Burgers? Let’s Take On Slutty Vegan ATL

Written by Jannah Bolds
Editor-In-Chief, The Bold Opinion
Vegan Burgers? Not a chance in Hell.

At least that’s what I thought until I found all this hype around Slutty Vegan; one of the newest, hot, foodie spots here in Atlanta. Not only is it hot, IT’S VEGAN! Continue reading Vegan Burgers? Let’s Take On Slutty Vegan ATL