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      There are true internet trolls who crave a sort of sick attention, but there are also a number of otherwise psychologically sound people who still see fit to use their social media pages to call certain celebrities names and tear down every superficial element of their appearance that they can. I’m not talking about opinions on an entertainer’s output, or criticism of a publicly stated stance on social justice or public issues. I’m talking about the day-in, day-out barrage of insults that so many people hand out on the internet like candy on Halloween.

    • #TWIBprime #593 | Who Is Human?

      Who Is Human? Who Decides? #TeamBlackness discusses the latest in #GamerGate shenanigans, the latest “leak” from the…

    • Renée Zellweger, Iggy Azalea, and Playing Favorites with Female Celebrities

      What I’m describing is an injustice within an absurd system of public judgment that is unfair to begin with. It’s exponential ridiculousness. Society’s collective obsession with celebrities is its own beast, and within that, this predilection toward picking apart female celebs’ looks brings out the ugliest of social media comments and mean-spirited internet memes. Within that, the hypothetical pitting of one female celeb against another with negative intent is just appalling.

    • #TWIBprime #592 | Go Vote Please

      Voting Affects Human Lives. #TeamBlackness discusses a proper use of white privilege, the terrible Ray Rice costume,…