Safety Pin Solidarity And Why There Is Nothing Safe About White People

- By Bossip Staff

 

“In the aftermath of the US presidential election, people are wearing safety pins as a symbol of solidarity with people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ people, religious minorities, and others facing targeted violence. The movement got it’s start after the successful Brexit campaign in the UK, when many immigrants and refugees faced an uptick in racist attacks. Allison, the American woman living in London who started it, told BuzzFeed News how the idea came to be.

[madamenoire]

Michelle Obama Delivers Hilarious Response To Man’s “Run For President!” Request

Ever since last Tuesday’s election, many people have been looking forward. And I’m not necessarily talking about trying to prepare for what’s to come after January, but to the 2020 election. And while those who know Michelle Obama have been pretty confident in the idea that she wouldn’t give public office the time of day, many are still holding out hope. This is especially true after all the enthusiasm she garnered while supporting Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

[madamenoire]

#GrabYourWallet: Major Retailers Named In Boycott Of All Trump-Related Products

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The hashtag #GrabYourWallet has begun circulating online and it comes with a list of companies people are boycotting for selling Trump family related products.
If you’re going to participate in this boycott, be prepared to see your Polo collection suffer.
San Francisco-based brand and digital strategist Shannon Coulter started the boycott initiative when she urged people to not buy anything from Ivanka Trump’s clothing line after her father Donald Trump made those “grab them by the p*ssy” remarks. Her plight has since grown into an all-out Trump boycott of all of his family’s business and the corporations that support them.

[hiphopwired]


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