The black joy is palpable.
Black men across social media are challenging trite notions on black masculinity by sharing pictures of themselves flashing their pearly whites using the hashtag #BlackMenSmiling.
Following in the footsteps of the #BlackBoyJoy movement, #BlackMenSmiling is all about reclaiming the narrative, and we're absolutely here for it. Like seriously, can this trend everyday?
#Blackmensmiling you say https://t.co/qzT41o0hDA— Cool Breeze 🖤🥑 (@Cool Breeze 🖤🥑) 1517590531.0
The happiness is palpable and it's a delight to see these joyous photos flood our timelines. Check some out below.
I’m here for this hashtag #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/V03h9lyOLm— Byron Juane (@Byron Juane) 1517592062.0
You know I had to do it to em #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/pBZIkPR26o— Shahem . (@Shahem .) 1517596283.0
My brother Reuben. Always cheesing. Love him. #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/BfJCYss3cD— Jessica (@Jessica) 1517603354.0
I hate smiling but here is my contribution #BlackMenSmiling DMs open 😭😭😭 https://t.co/P9igjAEhWW— George M Johnson (@George M Johnson) 1517603173.0
Well, hey fam! This is a hashtag I could get behind. #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/TStMBRakif— Johnnie Harvey 🐉 (@Johnnie Harvey 🐉) 1517603210.0
Uh oh #BlackMenSmiling is trending? Go time 😂 https://t.co/e6ztysnES8— Rashad Avdol (@Rashad Avdol) 1517593008.0
#BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/w3JCiAyRcj— Broderick Hunter (@Broderick Hunter) 1517600405.0
Ive never been a fan of smiling in photos bc they feel fake to me but my smile is starting to grow on me… https://t.co/lYDLswsVeg— Montell Jordan in a Steve Harvey suit (@Montell Jordan in a Steve Harvey suit) 1517590354.0
Me and my brother #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/SFMsjAXJGA— TWO8G (@TWO8G) 1517591901.0
Moor Smiles. #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/KJTEo6I9pf— Chase N. Cashe (@Chase N. Cashe) 1517606455.0
#BlackMenSmiling! 😁 https://t.co/3fu8lbBuEA— Okayplayer (@Okayplayer) 1517606122.0
Why not? 🤷🏾♂️ #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/wKSpVmrKSV— S-OUT (@S-OUT) 1517593476.0
Barack Obama #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/Hy5Of9HmoA— AmyMaru ✨ (@AmyMaru ✨) 1517603336.0
#BlackMenSmiling me & my Bros. https://t.co/pcfAW6reXP— Israel Tutson (@Israel Tutson) 1517591067.0
Seeing the #BlackMenSmiling hashtag is awesome. I’m Enjoying the moment. https://t.co/TLfaZkzH0z— Ronald L. Milline (@Ronald L. Milline) 1517592731.0
My oldest. Love him 2 pieces. #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/52PbIuOK7Z— ChocolateBombshell (@ChocolateBombshell) 1517592639.0
Since #BlackMenSmiling is trending here is a photo I took of #BlackPanther star @ChadwickBoseman #TChalla https://t.co/LCATmfUpPr— The Extraordinary Xilla (@The Extraordinary Xilla) 1517591551.0
#BlackMenSmiling because I’m 35 and a student just told me Black don’t crack. Lol https://t.co/RQLjAscAq1— Rashad (@Rashad) 1517599386.0
#BlackMenSmiling never has a hashtag been a better fit for my life! https://t.co/6CswJR3S4d— Kevín (@Kevín) 1517591631.0
Not quite a man yet but still 😁💙 #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/5ulIlcXX5g— Avi 🌻✨ (@Avi 🌻✨) 1517599640.0
Let me do a lil ting. #BlackMenSmiling https://t.co/aXlue7ZwoJ— Uncle Zave 🤾🏾♂️🤟🏾🤙🏾 (@Uncle Zave 🤾🏾♂️🤟🏾🤙🏾) 1517600625.0
I always get to see #BlackMenSmiling . 😍😍😍😍 https://t.co/9hO845j7oq— Val Brown (@Val Brown) 1517591745.0