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Will any Blacks celebrate ‘Diversity Day’ with the Twins this year?

Marvin Banks

The Minnesota Twins annually promote their “Celebrate Diversity” campaign. But each year, it’s awfully hard to find a decent representation of Blacks and other people of color in the stands at their downtown Minneapolis ballpark. They virtually blend in so completely that they seem invisible as a result. Continue Reading →

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The Only One reflects on “The Mindy factor”

Nationwide Insurance 2015 Mindy Kaling Super Bowl Commercial  "Invisible"

Actress Mindy Kaling plays a woman normally treated as if she is invisible. As a result, she goes around town pretending no one sees her. At the end, she humorously learns otherwise.

The Kaling commercial, which premiered during the Super Bowl earlier this year, is one to see, and I am not one to endorse commercials. I liked it only for the compelling message it provides, if only for 30 seconds or so. Continue Reading →

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