#BlackOutDay is a Celebration of Black Beauty

Calm down, white people.

If your Twitter timeline was not completely overwhelmed with the photos of beautiful black people these past two days, you’re probably following the wrong people. It was national #BlackOutDay, a campaign dedicated to the celebration of black beauty. The social media camapign, which was originally concieved by a Tumblr user named expect-the-greatest, broke the top trending hashtags on Friday and continues to trend strongly throughout the day. It took off when actress and comedian Franchesca Ramsey jumped into the fray, posting photos of herself and her mom.

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