Deze week was het precies een jaar geleden dat George Floyd op gewelddadige manier werd vermoord door Derek Chauvin, een politieagent. Wat daarna gebeurde had niemand verwacht en in de woorden van de dochter van George Floyd: “Daddy changed the world.” De dood van Floyd schudde iedereen wakker. Wereldwijd werden er Black Lives matter demonstraties georganiseerd tegen racisme en politiegeweld. Ook in Nederland.
A few days ago I was tempted into a discussion online. Some hotep was being a bigot by hating on a black man for supporting the LGBTQ+ community. After reading his very disturbing comments, I felt a rush going through my body and decided I would set this man straight! I ended up ruining my Sunday by going back and forth with someone who I shouldn’t have paid attention to. This man was a posterboy for trolling….but how could I have known?
Probably one of the most anticipated album’s of the year, from Mr Nice Guy himself, dropped today. Drake, Drake, Drake… every time you think he done, he brings the heat AND the juice. Drake hit us with the: ” You done talking about my kid?”, brought us back to our favs with samples of MJ and Mariah. Yep, get ready issa extraordinary ride and when it hit the twitter streets, they reacted. Check out the most outstanding reactions on these streets
Monday evening, june 18th, XXXTENTACION was brutally murdered at the age of 20. The internet erupted. The youth was stanning for him and was even calling him the 2pac of the new generation. Others were condemning him for his questionable past. What we do know is that nobody deserves to be shot and killed at the age of 20, but what can we learn from XXXTENTACION death and the immense internet reaction that followed?
And everyone from Rihanna, Pharell to even Kanye West were there to support a brother’s succes. tears were shed.
After an incredible win and one lit mister in charge, the Senegalese gave us another reason to make them our fave’s for the World Cup 2018. You would think the Senegalese football fans would run out of the stadium to celebrate the win. Nah! The Senegalese fans helped to clean up. This is some #IGREWUPAFRICAN ish..