Should Paternity Tests Be Mandatory? Rapper 600 Breezy Questions Paternity on Social Media
After questioning the paternity of his alleged child, rapper 600 Breezy has us thinking: Would it be such a bad idea if paternity tests were mandatory, regardless of relationship status?
Anti-Black Beauty Standards: Taylor Rooks Defends Blackness in Viral Tweet
Sports journalist Taylor Rooks took no time to let a fan know on Twitter that she was all Black after a man said she was too pretty to be “fully Black,” and that she must be mixed with a different race. We weigh in on the issues of anti-Black beauty standards.
Lil Durk's Tweet Sparks Conversation: What Happens When Your Secrets Are Weaponized?
Vulnerability is expected in a relationship, rather platonic or romantic, right? But what happens when your secrets are weaponized? We weigh in on Rapper Lil Durk's tweet that has us wondering if we should keep things to yourself in a relationship so no one can ever use it against you.
The Social Feed with Essence: Ms. Robbie’s Legal Battle, Givenchy’s High-Fashion Noose, and More
Sometimes it’s hard work keeping up with social media and the latest in celebrity trending news, so we’ve got a little help from Essence magazine’s Director of Social Media Charisma DeBerry… This is “The Social Feed with Essence”!
Part One: Activist Tamika D. Mallory Pushes Back Against 'Video Activists.'
Activist and author Tamika D. Mallory discusses the importance of being on the front lines of fighting for justice and what the Black community needs from President Biden to improve race relations. She also opens up about how protesting is only half the battle when fighting for equality.
Loni's List of Social Documentaries to Check Out!
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Business Owner Stella Williams Became a Body-Shaming Meme – But Turned It Into Something Positive
Shadae McCallum, the Woman Behind Viral Video of Army Sgt. Jonathan Pentland, Speaks Out
Video of a young Black man went viral after he was harassed by Jonathan Pentland, a U.S. Army sergeant, for “being in the wrong neighborhood.” We talk to Shadae McCallum, the woman who filmed the violent interaction, about what happened.
Do Fitness Posts on Social Media Annoy or Inspire You?
It’s quite possible to be on a fitness journey and not share it with the world of social media, so when people do, are you turned off or inspired?
Viral Star Taylor Cassidy Is Leaving Room for 'Experimentation' in 2021
Content creator and entertainer Taylor Cassidy opens about her incredible viral success and the importance of sharing Black culture on her social platforms, plus she reveals her plans for the new year.