Tag: Black Twitter

Black Twitter Breaks up With Black Dating App

Smoochr, a dating app marketed for Blacks to meet other single Blacks, has not been a hit among the Black community. The app focuses on stereotypical questions regarding physical appearance and does not make any reference to things such as education level or income. Twitter users have shared their complaints…

#BlackLivesMatter Activist DeRay Mckesson in Baltimore’s Mayoral Race

By Sheryl Estrada DeRay Mckesson during an appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” Minutes before the deadline to file for Baltimore mayoral candidacy lastWednesdaynight, popular Black rights activist DeRay Mckessonjumped into the race. Mckesson, 30, became the 13th and final candidate for the Democratic nomination in the April 26…

Racist Tweet Costs 20-Year-Old Her Job

A young woman is now unemployed almost immediately after posting a very racist tweet on her Twitter page. Erika Escalante, 20, a Texas native, was a paid intern at Isagenix, a health company located in Arizona, until this week. On Sunday she took to social media to post a picture…