Social Media

Why “They” Don’t Understand What Black People Do on Twitter

For me, the best response to the Slate article on “How Black People Use Twitter” was not the poor manner in which the article did NOT explain how Black people use Twitter. Rather, it was the immediate response of one Tweeter named @InnyVinny who, in her frustration, wrote on her blogsite in all caps, “BLACK PEOPLE ARE NOT A MONOLITH” and then went on to, literally, remix the basic brown twitter bird with the diverse array of Black people—on Twitter.

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Real Questions for Haiti and Its Presidential Candidates

Don’t Believe the Hype—or Your Own Press If you want something done right, you’ll have to do it yourself. So… These are the questions that I have yet to see asked by the media to Haiti Presidential Candidate Wyclef Jean, to any of the other Presidential candidates or to current

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Wyclef for President of Haiti?! NAW!

Well! What a difference a day and a filing of election papers makes, yes? Whew! The dialogue has been off the charts about Wyclef Jean running for President of Haiti. Did you see his arrival and welcome in Haiti, yet? Look no further!: While we were gone, I thought of

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If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)

Wyclef Jean Files Papers for Haitian Presidency, is Received by the People (photo credit: @MelkyJean) If I Ruled the World (imagine that) / I’d free all of my sons / I love ’em, love ’em, baby / Black diamonds and pearls (could it be? If you could be mine, we’d

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