Tag Archives: Twitter

The Current State of Social Media and The ‘Attention Economy’

Social media’s pretty divided at the moment. On one hand you have people who use it as a tool to further grow their business and/or brand. On the other hand you have people doing things to go viral and gain attention. Perhaps there’s a grey area between these two extremes however it’s rarely noticeable enough […]

Having a Moral Compass Matters

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And roughly 350 employees at Twitter banded together to prove that. After compiling an internal letter addressed to Twitter’s C-suite executives, employees also demanded an investigation regarding the role Twitter played in the past several years that led to last Wednesday’s catastrophe in Washington, D.C. The letter addressed the actions (or lack thereof) that were […]

Vogue joins the long line of White companies that think they know Black people Better than Black people

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Vogue released its February cover featuring Vice President-elect Kamala Harris yesterday, and it’s provoking yet another conversation surrounding race, gender, and a black woman’s voice. Photographed by Tyler Mitchell, the cover photo shows Harris against a draping, pink and green backdrop. A nod to her sorority Alpha Ka Alpha, paired with a Donald Deal jacket and Converse […]

Is Cancel Culture Too Much Or Just Enough?

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  According to Dictionary.com, cancel culture is defined as: “the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive.” Canceling influencers and celebrities happens with the quickness, nowadays. Cancel culture’s humble beginnings can be traced to Black Twitter in the social network’s […]

Temple’s Public Inaction is Hurting Black Students

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When l attended Temple University I was on the executive board of the Black Student Union (BSU). One of my favorite things about being a member of BSU was the protests we participated in. During the Colin Kaepernick protests we staged a sit-in at the Homecoming football game at Lincoln Financial Field. We marched down […]