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America, Head, and Love: liffany Haddish Becomes the Newest Spokesperson for Groupon, Set to Star in the Company's Super Bowl Ad Commercial(@balleralert Read More: www.balleralert.comm Tiffany Haddish Becomes the Newest Spokesperson for Groupon, Set to Star in the Company’s Super Bowl Ad Commercial - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Actress and comedienne TiffanyHaddish loves saving money just as much as she loves to make people laugh, and her love for both just landed her an all-new partnership. The GirlsTrip breakout star is the newest spokesperson for Groupon, which is one of the fastest-growing e-commerce marketplaces to date. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Last year, in an interview on JimmyKimmelLive, Haddish admitted to taking Will and JadaPinkettSmith on a Groupon-bought swamp tour while in Louisiana filming ‘Girls Trip’. The hilariously-told story went viral and Groupon immediately knew that they wanted Haddish on board, someway, somehow. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ After noticing how much Haddish knew about their company and its products, they thought that it would only be fitting to bring the 38-year-old on for their first Super Bowl ad commercial in seven years, and they did just that. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The Jimmy Kimmel link went through the entire company very quickly,” Groupon’s head of marketing for North America, Jon Wild, tells People. “We talked about involving her in our business more, and, as we got to know her, her purchases and the type of customer she is. We wanted to find her the stage that is appropriate, and here we are talking about her in the context of the Super Bowl.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, it was while working with Haddish that they realized how much of a Grouponer she really is. Haddish actually ranked in the top one percent of the most frequent Groupon purchasers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This impressed the team so much that they even put some free bucks in her Groupon account and created a page with all of Haddish’s Groupon favorites. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Nobody knows Groupon like I know Groupon. I've been speaking out for them for years. I should have already been their ......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
America, Head, and Love: liffany Haddish Becomes the Newest
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 in the Company's Super Bowl Ad
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Tiffany Haddish Becomes the Newest Spokesperson for Groupon, Set to Star in the Company’s Super Bowl Ad Commercial - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Actress and comedienne TiffanyHaddish loves saving money just as much as she loves to make people laugh, and her love for both just landed her an all-new partnership. The GirlsTrip breakout star is the newest spokesperson for Groupon, which is one of the fastest-growing e-commerce marketplaces to date. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Last year, in an interview on JimmyKimmelLive, Haddish admitted to taking Will and JadaPinkettSmith on a Groupon-bought swamp tour while in Louisiana filming ‘Girls Trip’. The hilariously-told story went viral and Groupon immediately knew that they wanted Haddish on board, someway, somehow. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ After noticing how much Haddish knew about their company and its products, they thought that it would only be fitting to bring the 38-year-old on for their first Super Bowl ad commercial in seven years, and they did just that. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “The Jimmy Kimmel link went through the entire company very quickly,” Groupon’s head of marketing for North America, Jon Wild, tells People. “We talked about involving her in our business more, and, as we got to know her, her purchases and the type of customer she is. We wanted to find her the stage that is appropriate, and here we are talking about her in the context of the Super Bowl.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, it was while working with Haddish that they realized how much of a Grouponer she really is. Haddish actually ranked in the top one percent of the most frequent Groupon purchasers. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This impressed the team so much that they even put some free bucks in her Groupon account and created a page with all of Haddish’s Groupon favorites. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Nobody knows Groupon like I know Groupon. I've been speaking out for them for years. I should have already been their ......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)

Tiffany Haddish Becomes the Newest Spokesperson for Groupon, Set to Star in the Company’s Super Bowl Ad Commercial - blogged by: @ashleytear...

America, cnn.com, and Community: Angela Rye Joining BET to Host and Executive Produce Primetime News Specials @balleralert Angela Rye Joining BET to Host and Executive Produce Primetime News Specials - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ AngelaRye has been widely known for passionately delivering political and worldly commentary to the people for years now, and, in just a couple of weeks, Rye will actually be bringing her captivating voice to BET. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The famed CNN political commentator is teaming with BET Networks to host and executive produce an array of forthcoming quarterly primetime news special projects that will address the unwavering issues faced on a daily by blacks in America. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "Working with BET always provides a reminder of why I began to do this work. It is essential that we have platforms where we can discuss our politics, our challenges, and our culture through our respective lenses,” Rye expressed in a recent press release. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rye will be making her primetime BET debut in the tentatively titled ‘Angela Rye’s State of the Union’ special, which serves as a rebuttal to Trump’s State of the Union address and will air late night on January 31st at 12-11c, only on BET. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Additionally, BET News correspondent Marc Lamont Hill’s contract with the network has also been renewed, and he’s seemingly stoked to be returning to the family, once again. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I couldn’t be happier to remain a part of the BET family. I am proud to help deliver the programming that our community needs and deserves,” Hill boasts. “I am also excited to be joined by my brilliant colleague, Angela Rye, who will make our team stronger than ever!”
America, cnn.com, and Community: Angela Rye Joining BET to
 Host and Executive Produce
 Primetime News Specials
 @balleralert
Angela Rye Joining BET to Host and Executive Produce Primetime News Specials - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ AngelaRye has been widely known for passionately delivering political and worldly commentary to the people for years now, and, in just a couple of weeks, Rye will actually be bringing her captivating voice to BET. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The famed CNN political commentator is teaming with BET Networks to host and executive produce an array of forthcoming quarterly primetime news special projects that will address the unwavering issues faced on a daily by blacks in America. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "Working with BET always provides a reminder of why I began to do this work. It is essential that we have platforms where we can discuss our politics, our challenges, and our culture through our respective lenses,” Rye expressed in a recent press release. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rye will be making her primetime BET debut in the tentatively titled ‘Angela Rye’s State of the Union’ special, which serves as a rebuttal to Trump’s State of the Union address and will air late night on January 31st at 12-11c, only on BET. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Additionally, BET News correspondent Marc Lamont Hill’s contract with the network has also been renewed, and he’s seemingly stoked to be returning to the family, once again. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I couldn’t be happier to remain a part of the BET family. I am proud to help deliver the programming that our community needs and deserves,” Hill boasts. “I am also excited to be joined by my brilliant colleague, Angela Rye, who will make our team stronger than ever!”

Angela Rye Joining BET to Host and Executive Produce Primetime News Specials - blogged by: @ashleytearra ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ AngelaRye has been ...

Children, Detroit, and Donald Trump: Father Of Two Deported To Mexico After 30 Years In The States @balleralert Father Of Two Deported To Mexico After 30 Years In The States – blogged by @MsJennyb (pic via NIRAJ WARIKOO) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Monday, 39-year-old Jorge Garcia kissed his wife and kids goodbye, just before being deported from metro Detroit to Mexico. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Detroit Free Press, 30 years after traveling to the United States with an undocumented family member at the age of 10, Garcia was sent back to his home country, leaving his wife and two children, who are all citizens of the U.S. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Garcia had been facing deportation since 2009, facing an order of removal from immigration courts. However, Obama’s administration allowed stays of removal, which kept Garcia in the states. But, with Donald Trump’s racist take on immigration, which has fueled his intense crackdown on illegal immigrants, Garcia’s time in the states was cut short. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Despite his good standing with the law, he has been ordered to Mexico. ICE agents escorted the 39-year-old through the airport and allowed him to say goodbye to his wife and children. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to the publication, prior to his deportation, he asked the agents if he could stay until the new DACA bill passed, as it may expand the age range for qualification (Garcia is too old to qualify), but the organization refused. He was ordered to leave by Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Children, Detroit, and Donald Trump: Father Of Two Deported To Mexico
 After 30 Years In The States
 @balleralert
Father Of Two Deported To Mexico After 30 Years In The States – blogged by @MsJennyb (pic via NIRAJ WARIKOO) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Monday, 39-year-old Jorge Garcia kissed his wife and kids goodbye, just before being deported from metro Detroit to Mexico. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Detroit Free Press, 30 years after traveling to the United States with an undocumented family member at the age of 10, Garcia was sent back to his home country, leaving his wife and two children, who are all citizens of the U.S. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Garcia had been facing deportation since 2009, facing an order of removal from immigration courts. However, Obama’s administration allowed stays of removal, which kept Garcia in the states. But, with Donald Trump’s racist take on immigration, which has fueled his intense crackdown on illegal immigrants, Garcia’s time in the states was cut short. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Despite his good standing with the law, he has been ordered to Mexico. ICE agents escorted the 39-year-old through the airport and allowed him to say goodbye to his wife and children. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to the publication, prior to his deportation, he asked the agents if he could stay until the new DACA bill passed, as it may expand the age range for qualification (Garcia is too old to qualify), but the organization refused. He was ordered to leave by Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Father Of Two Deported To Mexico After 30 Years In The States – blogged by @MsJennyb (pic via NIRAJ WARIKOO) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Monday, 39-y...

Birthday, College, and Community: 9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. @balleralert 9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. - Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Every year on January 15th marks a special remembrance for Martin Luther King Jr. as we celebrate his birthday and achievements as a civil rights leader and activist in black history. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As we remember his heroic efforts today, there are still a few things you may not have known about MLK. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1. Martin Luther King Jr. was born Micheal King, and both he and his father changed their name after the German Protestant leader, Martin Luther. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2. Martin Luther King Jr. began taking college classes full-time at Atlanta’s Morehouse College at the age of 15 and graduated with his Ph.D. at 25. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 3. On October 14th, 1964, at age 35, Martin Luther King Jr. became the youngest man to receive a Nobel Peace Prize for resisting racial inequality through non-violence. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 4. King donated all of the $54,123 (worth about $400,000 today) of his Nobel Peace Prize award to the Civil Rights movement. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 5. He was the first African American to be granted a national federal holiday. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 6. Over 1,000 streets in the U.S are named after Martin Luther King Jr. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 7. MLK was arrested more than 20 times for his non-violent civil rights protests. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 8. King won a Grammy for ‘Best Spoken Word Album’ for “Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 9. In 2006, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Monument in Washington, D.C. was marked the first monument on the National Mall dedicated to an African-American. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Happy Birthday, MLK. We appreciate all that you’ve done for the black culture and the sacrifices you’ve made to help create equality inside and out of our oppressed community.
Birthday, College, and Community: 9 Things You May Not Know
 About Martin Luther King Jr.
 @balleralert
9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. - Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Every year on January 15th marks a special remembrance for Martin Luther King Jr. as we celebrate his birthday and achievements as a civil rights leader and activist in black history. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As we remember his heroic efforts today, there are still a few things you may not have known about MLK. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 1. Martin Luther King Jr. was born Micheal King, and both he and his father changed their name after the German Protestant leader, Martin Luther. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 2. Martin Luther King Jr. began taking college classes full-time at Atlanta’s Morehouse College at the age of 15 and graduated with his Ph.D. at 25. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 3. On October 14th, 1964, at age 35, Martin Luther King Jr. became the youngest man to receive a Nobel Peace Prize for resisting racial inequality through non-violence. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 4. King donated all of the $54,123 (worth about $400,000 today) of his Nobel Peace Prize award to the Civil Rights movement. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 5. He was the first African American to be granted a national federal holiday. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 6. Over 1,000 streets in the U.S are named after Martin Luther King Jr. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 7. MLK was arrested more than 20 times for his non-violent civil rights protests. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 8. King won a Grammy for ‘Best Spoken Word Album’ for “Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 9. In 2006, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Monument in Washington, D.C. was marked the first monument on the National Mall dedicated to an African-American. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Happy Birthday, MLK. We appreciate all that you’ve done for the black culture and the sacrifices you’ve made to help create equality inside and out of our oppressed community.

9 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. - Blogged By @Climb_This_Hill ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Every year on January 15th marks a spec...