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As you know, I tweeted my disgust to you about #SiliconValleyHBO’s second episode…
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Issa Rae of Awkward Black Girl Freestyles for Dr. Goddess
Before I can hit the stage, a sista starts beatboxing hardcore from behind me. OOOOohhh, I fall right into the beat. Her name is Amber. We all tell her to get up onstage! She jumps onstage, beatboxes, and Issa Rae starts freestyling…
Black Twitter Creates Reparation Bands for Your Lady Antebellum Listening Pleasure
Simply put, #BlackTwitter doesn’t like the name of the band, “Lady Antebellum.” We’ve complained about it but with the advent of more teachers using slavery in the classroom with ignorant mathematical equations and racist meanderings, not to mention the GOP’s hideous attempts to rewrite history, it was time to fight back.
Black Twitter Roasts Jaheim for Zoot Suiting Up and Stunting at Whitney’s Funeral
The Place: Whitney Houston’s funeral
The Person: Jaheim
The Suit: Tailor Made
The Response: #BlackTwitter
Too Short, XXL Magazine and Mama’s Gun
Posted in Activism, Art, Ask Dr. Goddess, Blog, Featured, Politics, Scholarship, Social Media, Social TV by Dr. Goddess
Once upon a time, a 45 year old “dirty rapper” named Too Short was being interviewed by XXL Magazine and asked to give advice to boys on getting a girl (to put it mildly), particularly after their tired attempts at “trying to get kisses” from them.
A Black Woman’s Life of the Mind is Her Own: The Ebony Article, The Mad Free Event & the Twitter Debate on Melissa Harris-Perry
Posted in Activism, Art, Ask Dr. Goddess, Blog, Featured, Politics, Scholarship, Social Media, Social TV, Travel by Dr. Goddess
I wrote the article entitled, “A Black Woman’s Life of the Mind is Her Own” for Ebony.com and received a great deal of feedback. Thankfully, it was published on the same day that Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry engaged in a “Mad Free” curated event at the Brooklyn Museum by Michaela Angela Davis. Further, it was but one day prior to the debut of “Melissa Harris-Perry,” her new show on MSNBC.
TheatreChat with Lamman Rucker, Layon Gray and The “Black Angels Over Tuskegee!”
Posted in Activism, Art, Blog, Contests, Featured, Products, Social Media, Social TV, Travel by Dr. Goddess
#TheatreChat is a Tweetchat created by @DrGoddess to celebrate great Theatre. Today’s guests were Actor, Educator and Entrepreneur, @LammanRucker and Playwright and Actor, @LayonGray. These two gentlemen, along with Thom Scott, are co-founders of @TheBlackGents of Hollywood and are presently Off-Broadway performing “Black Angels Over Tuskegee” (@BlackAngelsPlay) at The Actor’s Temple Theater, 349 West. 47th street, New York City, NY.
Twitter Celebrates Zora Neale Hurston’s Birthday with Zeal
Posted in Art, Ask Dr. Goddess, Blog, Featured, Politics, Scholarship, Social Media, Travel by Dr. Goddess
Anthropologist, Writer, Novelist, Storyteller, Playwright, Dancer, Southerner Extraordinaire, Zora Neale Hurston, was born on January 7, 1891. She was a phenomenal woman, a renaissance woman, a fierce woman, artist and human being. So, naturally, Twitter celebrated her birthday with glee.
Dastardly Dude Deceptively Deals Luvvie’s #DumbestTweets
Enter Alonzo Lerone. He liked DumbestTweets.com, too, especially after Luvvie took her time to catalog the Top 50 Dumbest Tweets of 2011. Alonzo took those, screen shot them, and made a YouTube video just reading them aloud and laughing.