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General News    H4'ed 4/12/13

Reebok drops Rick Ross and his Pro-Rape Rap Lyrics

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100,000 UltraViolet members and their allies spoke out against Reebok spokesperson Rick Ross' pro-rape lyrics, with 90,000 petition signatures, 10,000 phone calls, 2,000 tweets, a letter signed by 500 rape survivors, and nearly 100 people who rallied at Reebok's New York City flagship store to send their message, Reebok listened, as reported in this article in the Boston Herald.
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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