TIBT: #BlackGirlMagic on the cover of Essence; PETA offers snacks to militiamen
The February issue of Essence Magazine features three rising cultural icons — activist Johnetta Elzie and actresses Yara Shahidi and Teyonnah Parris. News of the covers trended with the hashtag #blackgirlmagic.
Ammon Bundy, leader of the Oregon militia who took over a federal wildlife preserve, compared himself to civil rights leader Rosa Parks.
PETA announced that it would provide snacks to the hungry militiamen. The organization was quickly lambasted for the move.
The photo of a posse of cows that PETA tweeted was meme-ified by @steenfox.
In an interview with Bloomberg, rapper RZA blamed police brutality on how Black men dressed and carried themselves.
Men want women to be like Ayesha Curry, but how many black men are willing to be like Steph?, The Root asks.
On #Blackish, model/actress Tyra Banks guested on the show as Dre’s best childhood friend.
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