In the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, celebrities and social media influencers were forced to confront and participate in the continual discourse surrounding race, police brutality, and white supremacy in the United States. Despite the urging of their supporters to “open their purse and donate”, many celebrities and social media influencers took it upon themselves to go a step further and express their opinions and even offer political and social advice to protestors. The group that stands out the most in this discussion are Black celebrities and social media influencers. It was assumed…

Rella Chi

I’m a scholar, writer, and a foodie.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store