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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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Latest Footage Further Reveals Senselessness Behind Lindani Myeni's Death

Hawaiian police have released graphic body camera footage which reveals that there was no reasonable justification for the killing of South African Lindani Myeni by police last week.

The Honolulu Police Department in Hawaii has recently released the graphic body camera footage which captured Lindani Myeni's last moments. The 29-year-old South African man was killed last week by the police in what they have since alleged was a suspected house burglary. However, details around the death of Myeni have been called into question by the public with the latest video evidence failing to provide any reasonable justification for Myeni having been shot to death by police officers.

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Boity's Hometown Takes Centre Stage In Her New Music Video

Boity has released the music video for her latest single 'O18's Finest' which features Maglera Doe Boy and Ginger Trill.