Tag: black culture

Finding a seat at the Black Twitter table

I had my first run-in with Black Twitter during my freshman year of college. While scrolling through the feed of my newly created professional account, I came across a tweet with the #BlackTwitter tag, joking about what it was like to go to an HBCU. Though I wasn’t enrolled in a historically black college, I followed […]

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Doesn’t Know What #OnHere Means

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey testifies during a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about Twitter’s transparency and accountability, on Capitol Hill, September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC.Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) A funny thing happens when white people attempt to co-opt black slang while simultaneously misinterpreting what […]

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Black Model on Vogue’s IG Responds to Troll Who Complained About Too Many ‘Ghetto People’

Salem Mitchell attends the Wolk Morais Collection 7 Fashion Show on June 26, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Apparently, Vogue Magazine’s readers and followers are all white, so when they see black women being represented, they immediately wonder why “ghetto people” are being shown because it’s “not like vogue at […]

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Oprah Winfrey Celebrated with New Exhibition at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Oprah Winfrey attends the European Premiere of ‘A Wrinkle In Time’ at BFI IMAX on March 13, 2018 in London, England.Photo: John Phillips (Getty Images) Who is more iconic in contemporary black history than Oprah Winfrey? That was a trick question, and the National Museum of African American History and Culture is celebrating the media […]

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