No, this wasn’t Kaleidoscope’s take on Mayweather vs. McGregor. Melting Pot Punch was a far more peaceful event, although we won’t pretend there wasn’t some tension when the last piece of cake was offered round.
Taking place on August 23rd, Melting Pot Punch was Kaleidoscope’s way of celebrating one year of Melting Pot Lunches – an opportunity to celebrate 12 months of meal deals and breaking bread with over 200 people – and a chance to try out a new Melting Pot format.
Today, one photo, a single email or a simple hashtag can launch a worldwide movement.
Alicia Garza posted a Facebook post that ended in ‘black lives matter’, Patrisse Cullors created the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter and Opal Tometi took the phrase Black Lives Matter and helped turn a hashtag into a transnational networked movement. This was their call to action. Three women, who wanted to address the issue of racism, who reimagined a world that is a better place and created a movement that challenges systemic racism in every context.