Social media

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about how some people tend to publicly portray a perfect, happy lifestyle, while in reality they are struggling. She talks about keeping honesty in your heart to avoid feeling held hostage to the life you have fabricated. <p style=”text-align: center;”></p> Erica also opens up about her […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about those who are strong and wrong. In other words, people who will confidently communicate the wrong information. She talks about this behavior as foolish behavior, and reads some scriptures about those who are foolish. And by the bible’s definition, foolish behavior has a lot to […]

For today’s Get Up Poll, Erica Campbell wanted to know if people mostly have real friends, or only virtual friends in the form of followers and likes on social media. In the society we live in, it’s easy to get confused and prioritize likes, shares and followers over real life friendships. But the truth of […]

In this Erica-ism, Erica reminds us that God is always watching, even on social media, and even if nobody else is. Now, that may sound like a pretty basic and fundamental thing to remember, but it’s easier to forget than we tend to think. In the context of social media; nowadays people are sliding into […]

Dr. Dre Burgs talks about how, because of social media, the church of today has to change its approach in order to make deep, sincere connections with…

Social media, while effective, is also where modern-day surveillance thrives. Here, Black Lives Matter activist Arielle Newton and former Black Panther Rosemari Mealy discuss the pros and cons.

The day I met my husband, back in 2009, one of the many questions he asked me (along with the request for my phone number) was whether or not I was on Facebook. I immediately told him “No”. I did not blink. I did not stutter. I just looked him dead in his eyes and […]

Thousands of women (and men) are banding together to share their stories and fight to find a cure for breast cancer. With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, social media activists have sought to maintain a culture of awareness for the better -- and sometimes the worse.

  LeAndria Johnson, winner of BET’s Sunday Best (Season 3), is under fire for her Periscope broadcast during Labor Day weekend where she was filmed cursing and drinking. On Monday Night September 6th, Leandria Johnson went on a Periscope rant that had everyone talking Tuesday Morning.  My very first Periscope Broadcast was Tuesday morning and […]

apparent threat against black students in Killeen TX causes parents to take kids out en masse http://t.co/phwfRiwMcN pic.twitter.com/K5wpTnlCyW — Tobias Salinger (@TobySalKC) August 30, 2015…

More "weapons searches". How many more? #WattsRiots50 pic.twitter.com/Qe3C89HnR8 — Watts Riots 50 (@WattsRiots50) August 16, 2015 In an age when social media activism has spurred…

Amid demands by civil rights leaders and others for employers to improve foundering diversity on Silicon Valley, Facebook has been slow to build a workforce…