The Anthropology of Black Twitter: History and Culture

All the old folks who say that black people just aren’t united these days have clearly never been on Black Twitter. This realm of the internet is home to cultural phenomenons, protests, and social movements that has turned it into one of the platforms for black culture today. But it’s not their fault; the black community boasts a lot more diversity these days which is often mistaken for a lack of unity. The catalysts for unification and cultural definitions are much different than they were for our predecessors, but Black Twitter may be the best way to analyze the modern day culture and find out where the real strength and unity lies.

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