Tag: Black Lives Matter

Nelson C.JOctober 8, 2020

#EndSARS: We are finally seeing increased participation from people with huge platforms

During the Black Lives Matter movement that broke out in America and quickly sparked off a chain of global protest ...

Nelson C.JSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy vs Sowore: What are the limits to a Nigerian celebrity’s activism?

The recent virtual exchange between Afrobeats star Burna Boy and revolutionary politician Omoyele Sowore has sparked off a range of ...

Michael IsaacAugust 24, 2020

The shooting of another Black man by the police has reignited #BlackLivesMatter

In May, the news of the death of an African-American man George Floyd incited many conversations that challenged racism and ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 15, 2020

#JusticeforToyin: Death of 19-year-old activist heightens call for end to injustice

Anywhere you are in the world, if you are a black individual, you are no doubt bewildered, infuriated or depressed ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 8, 2020

YouTuber, Jackie Aina is making a bigger name for herself and it stretches our smiles

by Onakoya Toluwanimi “It’s Jackie Jackie Jackie!” Our favourite makeup YouTuber, Jackie Aina continues to inspire us as she makes ...

Michael IsaacJune 2, 2020

Here’s what we know about the ‘Anonymous Account’ and what they stand for

The one thing about Twitter that many of its users would agree is that, sometimes, there is a mystery that ...

Michael IsaacMay 28, 2020

Lives in Southern Kaduna are #BlackLives and they matter too

Southern Kaduna is trending on Twitter and this is not some random banter on who has the most of anything ...

Michael IsaacMay 27, 2020

What we know about George Floyd and why he was assaulted to death

The news of the death of African-American man, George Floyd has sparked up many conversations globally, but this is, however, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

“Sometimes you need protest in order to heal” – Donald Trump

In response to the protest in Boston, U.S. President Donald Trump has said the country needs such protests and will heal ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 4, 2017

LONG READ: Where the media and advertising meet with racism, prejudice and #BlackLivesMatter

Positives from Racial Stereotyping Racial stereotyping tends to create constructive results in conditions where the adverts are targeted to a ...

Op-ed EditorApril 5, 2017

The Thread: The Pepsi ad is not only stupid, it’s also dangerous

Pepsi put out an ad and it is has gotten backlash. Before we go on, here’s the ad. Pepsi's facing some ...

ToluApril 5, 2017

A mother was killed by a policeman in Onipanu, but Nigerians think Pepsi’s mockery of police brutality is okay

by Tolu Omoyeni Pepsi is the number one trending topic on Twitter today. The world, Nigerians inclusive, are reacting to ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

Timileyin Bondefaiye: Why I hate personal politics [NEXT]

by Timileyin Bondefaiye Undoubtedly this generation has the most widespread political involvement ever since the advent of civilization. The evolution of ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2016

I am a young black rich mother****er, I don’t feel connected to Black Lives Matter – Lil Wayne

US Rapper, Lil Wayne has said he doesn’t feel connected to the Black Lives Matter campaign which began after the ...

RoqeebahOctober 13, 2016

#BlackLivesMatter: All the times we should have used this hashtag in Nigeria

One of the many incidences of globalization is such that thousands in Nigeria can hold hands with African Americans suffering injustice at the ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 10, 2016

Tiwa Savage reacts to public backlash over #BlackLivesMatter support

On Saturday, July 9 2016, Tiwa Savage faced a huge backlash from her Instagram followers after she pledged support for ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 21, 2016

George Zimmerman was reportedly paid $250,000 for the gun used to kill Trayvon Martin

It all started last week when George Zimmerman put up the gun he used in killing 17-year-old unarmed black teenager, ...

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