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HASHTAG REVOLUTION is a 5 part series examining black culture and history through the evolution of the hashtags #blackgirlmagic #blacktravel #melanin #carefreeblackboy and #sayhername. 

Episode 1// Black Girl Magic:  Since childhood, Shawanna’s mission has been to empower and inspire black women and girls through the preservation of positive images. A leading voice for #BlackGirlMagic on Instagram, her page @BeBeautifulLA, receives attention from over 125k followers ranging from celebrities to parents and young black girls. 

 

 #blackgirlmagic //  @bebeautifulLA

#blackgirlmagic // @bebeautifulLA

 #melanin //  @BLKgirls

#melanin // @BLKgirls

 #sayhername //  @AAPolicyForum

#sayhername // @AAPolicyForum

 #carefreeblackboy //  @pauldupree

#carefreeblackboy // @pauldupree

 #blacktravel //  @nomadnesstribe

#blacktravel // @nomadnesstribe

 #carefreeblackboy //  @fatfemme

#carefreeblackboy // @fatfemme