We’re officially in the Trump era, and one of the ways black people are resisting is wit, humor and the art of the clapback. We’re starting ‘the clapback chronicles’ to document instances where trolls and generally uniformed people try it, and fail.
Over the years there have been many thoughtful discussions about Beyonce’s aesthetic, particularly her fondness for blonde hair pieces. Blonde hair is an aesthetic black people can have naturally, but undoubtedly it also is a symbol of ‘all-Americanness’ that is situated in whiteness. It’s a complex discussion, and one that a random dude decided, unwisely, to insert himself into.
“Solange is telling white people not to touch her hair. She should also tell her sister not to wear ours. #Solange #SNL.”
To which a black fan replied;
“that’s brazilian not the mississippi lice collection try again.”
When you come for the Beyhive, you better not miss.