Society & Culture

EP 6 SDC TikTok & HBCU

podcast May 3, 2023

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These days, almost everyone has at least one social media account. Despite some creatives being able to protect their art, their spoken word, their songs/singing, and dance routines when they post, TikTok has specifically been under fire for not only allowing white people to repost black people's art (primarily dances) as their own but have even gone as far as to delete the original black creative's accounts altogether.  Mostly, teenagers, many white kids have become millionaires with endorsement deals, and reality shows that allow them to live in a house together and post stolen content. In contrast, black kids are not given any credit for their original dances and are sometimes penalized for violations where their white counterparts are rewarded.

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