The Honey Pot founder on racist trolls after Target ad: ‘It’s all good’

A black business owner whose company was flooded with racist reviews after being featured in a Target ad said she’s grateful for the controversy and the growth it offered her company. Beatrice Dixon, who started The Honey Pot Company in 2012, told Essence on Tuesday that she’s not upset after dozens of racist reviews were posted about her feminine hygiene products. The negative reviews were posted Monday in response to Dixon’s comments in a Target ad in which she said she hoped her success could pave the way for black girls. “It’s all good,” Dixon said. The businesswoman was featured in a Target commercial called “Founders We Believe In: The Honey Pot,” in which she spoke about how difficult it was for her to start her line of feminine hygiene products and how she wanted to pave the way so the next black girl with a good idea could […]

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