Top 10 Tweets of January 2018
BY: SEUN ADENIJI
We've compiled OUR TOP TEN TWEETS that reflect the lives of black women in corporate and professional work spaces. The tweets represent thoughts, value, and accounts of black women. Some are funny, some are insightful which include but not limited to their strengths and struggles. Note: Tweets are in no particular order!
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Many think about how others see themselves, more than their qualifications.
ARE MEN STRONG ENOUGH TO CHOOSE an EDUCATED, FINANCIALLY STABLE, and CONFIDENT WOMaN?
The higher black women go up the corporate ladder, the less men there is to be in relationships with.— lady afrofem. (@MissBeeDlulane) January 2, 2018
WHAT MAY BE SEEN AS fun and playful for one race, MAY BE SEEN AS GHETTO FOR ANOTHER. WHEN BLACK WOMEN DO IT, they feel less professional.
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Black women (and men) get bashed so much for wearing our natural hair in the corporate world but I’m sitting here in this meeting with a white woman with blue, green, and purple hair.... pic.twitter.com/lZsg1tPzdl— Khia Glover (@kmonet1024) January 9, 2018
this proves that there is a lack of rEPRESENTATION OF BLACK employees in corporate work spaces.
THE FACT THAT THIS AD WAS NOT RECOgNIZED AFTER many LEVELS OF STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION REALLY TELLS THE WORLD about their diversity numbers.
why don't we have more diversity at every level of the organization? *Asked Myself this*
Not just in Hollywood...and the struggle is even harder for Black women. Look around your workplace and ask yourself why don’t we have more diversity, at every level of the organization...not just in the mailroom or directly outside of an executive’s office.— Empowered (@CubsFanSince84) January 2, 2018
DON'T MAKE THAT MISTAKE.
Your coworkers are NOT your friends , do not confuse the two— bell'uomo (@RyanTheHoly) January 19, 2018
If you call in “sick” to go to Mardi Gras or a concert they will open their mouth if they see it on your snapchat
Don’t make such a mistake
HOW TRUE IT THIS?!
THERE IS A LARGE AMOUNT OF EDUCATIONAL QUALIFIED BLACK WOMEN FILLING APPLICATIONS AT THIS VERY MOMENT. THIS QUOTE DeScribes HOW THEY ARE constantly OVERLOOKED.
black women change themselves to be more accepted.
Common for black ppl who work in corporate especially. But I was shocked at extent to which black broadcasters try to fight racism via their bodies, accents, demeanor. One anchor said every second of her day was abt making people "forget" she is black, & think of her as "human"— Natalie Hopkinson (@NatHopkinson) January 29, 2018
remember, at the end of the day, WE are black girl magic.
As hard it is to be a black woman, I wouldn’t change it. I go to bed in love with who I am and the woman I’m becoming.— B (@Lovely__B) January 8, 2018
Seun Adeniji is currently a 3rd year Communications major residing in Baltimore, Maryland.
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