Brand Eff Up:
“This New Adidas Ad Is Every Colombian’s Worst Nightmare,” Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/this-new-adidas-ad-is-every-colombians-worst-nightmare_us_57572e2ee4b01270c77340eb)
Hamilton Encore On 60 Minutes. (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/hamilton-encore-on-60-minutes/)
“McDonald's: you can sneer, but it's the glue that holds communities together,” The Guardian. (https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/jun/08/mcdonalds-community-centers-us-physical-social-networks)
Diggin’ in the Crates:
Phil: Portishead, “All Mine” Sahra: Flavr Blue, “We Can Go Blind” Michael: Garnett Silk, “It’s Growing”
Returning as a crew member this week is Sahra Vang Nguyen. Check out her bio:
Sahra Vang Nguyen is on a mission to explore stories at the intersection of diversity, culture, and human potential. With a background in journalism and creative writing, she has written for NBC News, The Huffington Post, and Complex on topics including race, identity, politics, and entrepreneurship. Under her own production company, One Ounce Gold, Sahra has produced, directed and filmed 9 short documentaries about NYC entrepreneurs in a series titled, "Maker's Lane," which was co-presented by the Smithsonian. In early 2016, she created, produced and directed 5 short documentaries for NBC News about Asian-American trailblazers in a series titled, "Self-Starters." You can catch her on-camera as a host in VICE's two-part documentary about transgender Mormon activist, Emmett Claren. As an entrepreneur, Sahra shares her passion for Vietnamese American culture as a co-owner of "Lucy's Vietnamese Kitchen" in Brooklyn. She tours universities speaking on a wide range of social empowerment topics and performing spoken word poetry.
Find her on social media platforms as @oneouncegold in Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram.