Award Shows Aren’t For Black People
#PublishingPaidMe: A Hashtag to Expose Racial Disparities in the Publishing Industryby Dan BennettOn the 6th June many black authors were on Twitter discussing what they saw to be inequality within the publishing industry. They all had received ...
The Art of #Blackfishing: Modernising Cultural Appropriationby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
“Everyone wants to be black until it’s time to be black.” This phrase has never been truer. There is a desire from non-black (N-B) people to emulate black features and black cultural practices in today’s social media age. This offensive behaviour is never with acknowledgement, it seems. The ignorance over this racial insensitivity is not […]
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Birdbox’s Rise From Mediocrity: The Power of Black Twitterby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
Bird box took the world by storm in the past week, being a film most of us hadn’t heard of before seeing the memes about it on Twitter. I watched Birdbox with my sister the day after it came out on Netflix. We were hooked within the first 10 mins, and the first half of […]
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