Saturday, October 31, 2020

Taylor Aldrich Pop Culture Contributor

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WHO IS REALLY CANCELED?

CELEBRITIES GETTING 'KICKED' OFF SOCIAL MEDIA In the past few years, a new phenomenon that has developed within social media platforms such as Twitter’s “Cancel Culture”.  So what exactly is Cancel Culture? Cancel Culture is a term invented by Twitter users that describes the process of “de-platforming” influencers or public figures...

IS ATLANTA BLACK HOLLYWOOD?

“There were Confederate soldiers on that base, plotting and planning on how to keep 3.9 million Negroes enslaved, and now that land is owned by one Negro.” Atlanta, Georgia, is well-known as a city filled with Black success. Home to Martin Luther King Jr. and an important city in the...

FREEDOM OF FEATURES

CELEBRATING BODY POSITIVITY REGARDLESS OF GENDER Both men and women are held to unrealistic standards when it comes to their bodies. Everyone’s body is different, and it isn’t fair or reasonable to expect everyone to conform to the same model image.  The problem with women’s standards of how their bodies should...

WHITE SUPREMACY BENEFITTING FROM BLACK CULTURE

  BLACK CULTURE AS A BLUEPRINT FOR TRENDS The impact of Black culture is often unrecognized when it comes to today’s media. One of the most significant ways that Black people have influenced western culture is through music. While there are a few genres that are well known for being derived...

THE FIRST BLACK BACHELOR

ABC ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES CASTING OF FIRST BLACK BACHELOR After 24 seasons, ABC has finally announced that they will be casting their very first Black “Bachelor,” Matt James, to be the star of season 25.  Matt James is 28 years old and was originally set to appear as a contestant on the...

JUNETEENTH ON TIK TOK

HOW TIK TOK CREATORS ARE USING JUNETEENTH TO PROTEST FOR THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT After the death of Armaud Ahrbury, Black creators on the social media platform TikTok,  got together to stage a successful online protest against injustice towards black men and women. On May 19th, countless creators changed their...

ARTIST TO WATCH SPOTLIGHT: FLO MILLI

WHO IS FLO MILLI? Meet one of the newest upcoming artists whose lyrical talent has been making waves in the past year, Flo Milli. Her music has garnered attention entirely through the power of social media. Her breakout song “Beef Flomix” went viral over Instagram when it was released in...

7 PERFECT PRODUCTS FOR TRANSITION FROM SPRING TO SUMMER

BEAUTY PRODUCTS FROM SPRING TO SUMMER Looking for different products to fit each season can be tiresome and expensive. In order to get more bang for your buck and keep up with the trends, here is a list of versatile products that will definitely be put to good use in...

CORONAVIRUS EFFECT ON WEDDINGS

Wedding Blues due to Coronoa It’s no secret that the spread of the coronavirus has been affecting every aspect of everyone’s life. We have come across a new age of social distancing, where the norm is to stay at least 5 feet apart from any other person. In an effort...