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  1. Alabama Crimson Tide Defeats Georgia Bulldogs amid the NAACP Towel Waving Boycott: The NAACP on Monday night encouraged attendees at the College Football Playoff game to wave white towels to simulate a blizzard while President Donald Trump is in attendance. The idea mocks conservatives referring to the opposition as “snowflakes.” Alabama came back to defeat Georgia in overtime, 26-23.
  2. More Fallout from H&M: After the Swedish retailer faced backlash for posting an ad with a Black child in a “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie, more trouble has followed. The Weeknd severed ties with the brand and celebrities like Snoop Dogg and LeBron James have also blasted the company.
  3. Ivanka Trump Supports Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech: Trump’s daughter Ivanka praised Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech as “empowering and inspiring,” which led Twitter users to blast her.
  4. Russell Simmons Halts #NotMe Campaign: Def Jam Records co-founder Russell Simmons has put the brakes on his #NotMe campaign. It was a response to the #MeToo initiative where sexual assault survivors have disclosed their status. A source told Page Six Simmons felt “that this is a time for women to speak.”
  5. ‘Black Panther’ Tickets Officially On Sale: With “Black Panther” rolling into theaters on Feb. 16, tickets for the highly-anticipated film have gone on sale through Fandango. The flick follows T’Challa, a rising king who protects his nation of Wakanda from an old foe as the Black Panther.

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