NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017
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(Miami: Gabe Gutierrez) Pepsi’s decision to pull an ad featuring reality star Kendall Jenner featured; ad excerpts shown; details given about criticism that the ad exploits the Black Lives Matter movement in an effort to sell soft drinks; Tweet from MLK's daughter Bernice King and Pepsi’s response quoted. [Black Lives Matter DeRay McKESSON- says it diminishes the gravity of why we got into the street in the first place.] [Adweek Kristina MONLLOS- predicts Pepsi will reevaluate what they’re doing with their brand.]
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