The Twitter hashtag called #GrowingUpBlack has certainly taken on a life of its own on Wednesday, with the #GrowingUpBlack hashtag sparking Black Twitter nostalgia that has birthed 1.26 million tweets about the trend.
— darkskin mami (@beccanxoxx) July 15, 2015
The Twitter trend has brought simple little experiences about growing up as an African American that other blacks — and other races — might be able to relate to and pass along and laugh knowingly with one another. Those include all aspects from food to fashion and beyond.
When ya mom fell asleep on the couch and soon as you change the channel she go “I was watching that” #GrowingUpBlack pic.twitter.com/4grR9b6R5F
— Essence (@EssenceJovanni) July 15, 2015
Plenty of the #GrowingUpBlack Twitter tweets are apparently making others smile about behavioral matters related to growing up African American — and they spread the gamut in ranging of age and class levels.
— Keidra D.C. King (@KDC_King) July 15, 2015
For whatever reason the #GrowingUpBlack hashtag has taken off, it surely has exploded with tweets and represents a great lesson in black culture.
#GrowingUpBlack the dishwasher seems like a foreign object to you
— Sonia (@SassyKinston) July 15, 2015
As reported by the Washington Post, a “Black Twitter” editor was recently hired by the Los Angeles Times — a feat that caused Black Twitter to erupt with all sorts of reactions.
#GrowingUpBlack being told to leave the room after dinner at family gatherings because the following convo was “grown folk business”
— calil (@cllmllr) July 15, 2015
With every passing minute, more and more tweets about growing up black fill Twitter, proving this to be a popular and entertaining subject online.
— Ms. Short (@Modestly_Sheik) July 15, 2015
Plenty of the #GrowingUpBlack tweets reflect those adages often repeated by moms of African American heritage.
#GrowingUpBlack “I’m not one of your little friends”
— ɖɛƈɛɱცɛཞ13 (@_kmj16) July 15, 2015
As reported by the Inquisitr, beyond the #GrowingUpBlack Twitter party, another viral hashtag that made the news was the #HarryBeCareful label. That one came in the wake of the One Direction star receiving death threats on Twitter.
— IndiaLove (@ILLY_IL_) July 15, 2015
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