How Do Influencers Use Their Voice, Anyway?

40-year-old Brandon Bernard was executed on December 10 at a Federal Correctional Center in Indiana for a crime he committed in 1999. Bernard, a Black male, was sentenced to death for his gang involvement related to a double-murder in Texas when he was 18 years old. Because of his incarceration, the father of two died…

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A Weird Time for YouTube

I like to consider YouTube like an old friend. Reliable and constant, I have always been able to fall back on YouTube at any time of the day for a few minutes away. The site holds a special place in my little millennial heart, because I grew up having YouTube in my life. I recall…

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The Era of the Makeup Celebrity

A roaring crowd of fans. Hundreds in line, head to toe in merchandise, holding products in the hopes of an autograph or waving their iPhones about for a coveted snap of the star. Sounds like a pop star exiting their concert venue, doesn’t it? Or perhaps an Oscar nominee walking the red carpet? Nothing of…

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KimYe: From Villains to Vigilante Justice

Late Sunday night, eerily resembling a repeat episode from an ID channel murder mystery, the world watched Kim Kardashian’s snapchat story, where she revealed grainy footage of Kanye West speaking to Taylor Swift on the phone. The rest is history… and internet hysteria. The feud between the Wests and Taylor Swift has opened old wounds…

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