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How To Be Black Online (Redux) -

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How To Be Black Online (Redux) -

  1. 1. How To Be Black (Online), Redux by @baratunde, a black dude author-in-progress #HowToBeBlack
  2. 2. why black people are important
  3. 3. we look good
  4. 4. history proves black people are the future
  5. 5. e.g. rock n roll
  6. 6. e.g. hip hop
  7. 7. e.g. ass / lip injections
  8. 8. black people spend $
  9. 9. My Qualifications
  10. 10. 32 years experience being black
  11. 11. have black friends
  12. 12. watched the wire
  13. 13. co-founder @jjpolitics
  14. 14. The Racial Profiling Cookie
  15. 15. home broadband by type of folk White Folk Black Folk Hispanic Folk 68 70 56 65 52.5 47 57 41 48 46 42 43 35 40 31 17.5 0 2006 2007 2008 2009 Source: Pew
  16. 16. mobile internet use by type of folk Ever Yesterday 50 48 47 40 30 28 29 29 20 17 10 0 White Folk Black Folk Hispanic Folk Source: Pew
  17. 17. When tethered and wireless access are considered together, the gaps in online engagement between whites and blacks largely dissipates. Source: Pew
  18. 18. “Black People Twitter” or the tweets come out at night
  19. 19. the dozens
  20. 20. The dozens is an element of the African American oral tradition in which two competitors, usually males, go head-to-head in an improvised competition of often good-natured, ribald trash talk. They take turns insulting— cracking, snapping, West Coast dissin'", or ranking on—one another, their adversary's mother or other family member until one of them has no comeback. Source: Wikipedia
  21. 21. “Yo moms such a ho they set up robocalls for all her booty calls.” - @AnilDash Source: dashes.com/anil/2008/10/yo-mamas-so-fat.html
  22. 22. #HowBlackAreYou
  23. 23. #hashtaggery on trending topics #blackis #blackaint #dontactlikeyounever #uainthittinitright #IfSantaWasBlack BET Awards #ripbig
  24. 24. #IfSantaWasBlack
  25. 25. Source: omgblackpeople.wordpress.com
  26. 26. black folks = 24% of twitter?? Source: Edison Research
  27. 27. Source: Edison Research
  28. 28. Source: Edison Research
  29. 29. 80 Van Dam St.
  30. 30. “they don’t want welfare people to know about this stuff”
  31. 31. the @FutureOf: build v buy create v consume inter-racial convo
  32. 32. “I believe technology is about more than consuming. I believe technology can literally change the world and can be used to wage unadulterated warfare!” - Gina McCauley, What About Our Daughters
  33. 33. @BWBConference
  34. 34. @jjpolitics
  35. 35. @profblmkelley
  36. 36. baratunde.com/franscrollow author of forthcoming “How To Be Black” Harper Collins #HowToBeBlack

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