Activism

And I Will Continue To Watch The BET Awards

Yesterday, BET aired their annual awards show.  The June awards show celebrates achievements in music, television, movies, and philanthropy with a focus on the national black community.  In that night, black twitter comes together to watch the show and generate jokes, memes, and gifs for the second half of the year. Now, we do have…… Continue reading And I Will Continue To Watch The BET Awards

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The Cancellation of Predominatly Black Casted Shows: A Theory

Recently, tv land saw the cancellation of The Get Down and Underground. Once the news hit social media, individuals began putting together their best 140 characters as to why our beloved predominantly black casted shows were being cancelled. Even I joked around, tweeting “they don’t want to see us on tv.” With reality tv being…… Continue reading The Cancellation of Predominatly Black Casted Shows: A Theory

Activism

Stay Informed: Twitter Edition

From real-life updates of Ferguson to #FindKennedi, technology has become a major tool in activism. Here are 9 twitter accounts (in no particular order) that will keep you informed yet sane in the same breath. 1. Brittany Packnett (@MsPackyetti) https://twitter.com/MsPackyetti/status/864612598154526720 A Teach For America Alum, Packnett has made her voice loud and clear when it…… Continue reading Stay Informed: Twitter Edition