How many of you find this quarantine unbearable? How many of you find celebrities' narcissistic reactions to this quarantine unbearable? There is a pandemic and people are scared. We are living in fear while some of the most privileged people in the world show us just how out of touch they really are. Celebrities and … Continue reading These Celebrities Are Out of Touch!
Black women have a big influence on social media. Our influence ranges from Vine to Instagram. Viral stars are "inspired" by Black women. The IG baddie look is inspired by Black women. Let's start off with a more recent phenomenon, "Hot Girl Summer." You couldn't go anywhere in summer 2019 without somebody using that term. … Continue reading Black Women: The Influencers of Social Media
I’ve been disappointed but not surprised by the reaction Black people have had towards Summer Walker. Y’all were just screaming that Black people need to open up about mental health and here you are degrading a Black woman for opening up about her mental health. The reasons for it? Many people are unsympathetic to celebrities,don’t … Continue reading Summer Walker and Social Anxiety
A recent video of notoriously, anti-Black actress, Gina Rodriguez using the n-word has sparked another debate: Who can and who can't use the n-word? So, of course, everyone has been showing their asses this week. I wanted to weigh on this touchy subject and I have A LOT to say. When Black Americans put boundaries … Continue reading The Case of the “N-Word”
We are witnessing an important moment in music and Black American culture: The Black female rap renaissance. For decades, there could only be few Black female rappers around at a time. Most of them didn’t get the recognition they deserved and were held back by the misogyny in hip hop. Seeing all of these talented … Continue reading This Female Rap Renaissance is Important
Black women should be able to switch their hairstyles without being accused of hating themselves. The assumption that a woman with kinky hair loves her blackness more than one with straight hair is shallow. It contradicts the pro black movement. We preach about loving each other to turn around and judge each other based on … Continue reading Black Women Can Wear Any Hairstyle They Want
Twerking is a cultural dance. Why is it often seen as demeaning? Cultures within the African diaspora have similar dances that involve pelvic gyrations. Although twerking and whining are not the same, twerking most likely was influenced by our African ancestry. Why is whining seen as a legit cultural dance while twerking is not?As influential as … Continue reading Twerking is a Cultural Dance
To say I’m pissed off, would be an understatement. Black women are being murdered back to back in Detroit with little to no outrage. In the past week, multiple Black women have been murdered in the same area: Detroit’s east side, many near the Downtown area. These stories are alarming. So why aren’t the police … Continue reading Multiple Black Women Killed In Past Week: Where’s The Outrage Detroit?
Black women are berated for loving themselves and being loved by others. This misogynoir has been highlighted by social media outlets like Twitter. People unite to invalidate the confidence, looks, and praises of various Black women on a daily basis. The constant digs almost seem like a way to “humble” these women. Megan the Stallion’s … Continue reading Twitter is Obsessed with “Humbling” Black Women
“Niggerfishing” is the art of white women portraying themselves as Black women or racially ambiguous women on social media. It’s like “catfishing”, which means to portray yourself as a completely different person online. White women on Instagram spray tan their skin outrageously dark, overline or inject their lips, and rock cornrows on Instagram for that … Continue reading The Problem With “Niggerfishing”