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Black Men Are Owning Their Narratives With #BlackMenSmiling and It's Everything

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?


The happiness is palpable and it's a delight to see these joyous photos flood our timelines. Check some out below.




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Bobi Wine Set to Legally Contest Uganda's 2021 Election Results

Opposition party leader, Bobi Wine, has announced that he will legally contest Uganda's 2021 election results after Yoweri Museveni won his sixth consecutive presidential term.

National Unity Platform (NUP) leader, Bobi Wine, has reportedly stated that he will contest Uganda's recent election results. Bobi Wine made the announcement this past Sunday after the national election results declared incumbent Yoweri Museveni Uganda's next president. Museveni reportedly won the elections with 58.64 percent while Bobi Wine received 34.83 percent according to Uganda's electoral commission. The voter results were announced on Saturday after national elections were held last week on Thursday, thus extending Museveni's rule with a sixth consecutive presidential term. Bobi Wine has reportedly alleged voter fraud by Museveni following the effect of Uganda's social media shut down a day before the elections.

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