Chadwick Boseman, A Real Life King: Celebrating Boseman’s Films & Legacy — Black Girl Thoughts

When you think of Chadwick Boseman, you probably think of Black Panther. As you should. The release of Black Panther in 2018 changed not only the Hollywood movie-making industry, but it changed the way in which the world viewed Black power, Black life, and Black history. Along with Black Panther, came the kingdom of Wakanda, […]

Chadwick Boseman, A Real Life King: Celebrating Boseman’s Films & Legacy — Black Girl Thoughts

Black Lives Matter: Rating Makeup Companies’ Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement. #PullUporShutUp

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Black Girl Thoughts blog addresses the dangers of racism in America, alongside the complacently and silence it brings.

This week, I am rating how large companies and networks have responded to the Black Lives Matter Movement. I’m also your new plug for Black-owned beauty brands…you’re welcome.

Did you know that only 8% of people employed in white-collar jobs are Black? Did you know that only 3% of those Black employees hold executive roles?

White-collar jobs pay the highest average salary in the United States. People who work in these professions are usually privileged groups of Americans, who don’t have to get their hands dirty by doing actual manual labor. The majority of white-collar jobs consist of white men. For that reason, it is especially important to recognize when minority groups are present in these roles.

Today, I am highlighting the amount of Black people employed by beauty brands’ executive boards…

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Black Lives Matter: Rating Predominantly White Institutions’ Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Black Girl Thoughts

Black Girl Thoughts blog addresses the dangers of racism in America, alongside the complacently and silence it brings.

This week, with the help of my friends, I analyze PWI’s responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement. I’m looking at you, Harvard.

As most of you know, I am an incoming freshman at Harvard University. To this day, it’s the best thing to happen to me. I could spend this time explaining how the college application process was the most stressful time of my life, but I would rather celebrate my future at Harvard. In doing so, I must be both open and willing to criticize the very institution that encouraged my outspokenness to begin with, and therefore; accepted me.

So, here’s my disclaimer…

The content of this post is not to invalidate the prestige of these institutions. And it certainly does not serve to discourage Black students from attending PWI’s…

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