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How the Telfar Shopping Bag Became the Most Popular Black-Owned Accessory on the Internet

How did the Telfar become the most popular accessory of 2020? And what's up with all the memes?  Here’s everything… Read More

August 25, 2020

Who’s Laughing At Dr. Umar Johnson & Who’s Laughing With Him?

Dr. Umar Johnson memes can be funny but they also serve as a reminder of how divisive he is. "This… Read More

July 14, 2020

Memes Rule Everything Around Me: Paul Rudd’s “Look At Us,” Ari Lennox’s IG Live & More

We couldn't just choose one of Lennox's brilliant Instagram Live videos. Another month, another Memes Rule Everything Around Me, where… Read More

October 31, 2019