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
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
Many of us use celebrity references for #BlackLove. Will and Jada and Denzel and Pauletta are great examples but there are also a few in our realities. James and Abiola Booker are an up and coming example of the hashtag. They have recently launched their youtube channel James_Abiola with the…… Continue reading James and Abiola
In this past week, three nooses were found hanging in various parts of Washington D.C. Not only is this a sign that the United States in not over our dehumanizing, shameful history, but it’s also a sign of the energy people are willing to waste on hate. As each story rolled out, I began to…… Continue reading Racists Waste alot of Time Being Racist.
As women are entering a point in history where we are redefining beauty and diminishing standards, the art of applying make-up is picking up speed. You can find a plethora of tutorials on youtube and instagram but every once in awhile, the convenience of having someone else do it for you is too hard to…… Continue reading MelleMUA
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
So, you request a lyft and when the driver pulls up, you notice a blue and white “Trump” sticker on the left side of his back window. On the right side of the back window is a Pittsburgh Steelers sticker. Well, this guy has made at least two poor choices in life. Let’s focus on…… Continue reading So, my Lyft Driver was a Trump supporter…