Social media platforms are stages for all kinds of behavior -- the good, the bad and the ugly. I'm sure you have seen the nasty behavior, and the disappointing encouragement of it as well, but we will not dwell on those types today. Instead, we will focus on the paragons of excellence, the true alphas of the social media world, and what they are doing so well.
One thing to come out of all of this that I find amazing and beautiful is the Twitter hashtag #AskRachel, which started as a sarcastic way to mock and test Rachel's perceived lack of Black bonafides and morphed into a sort of digital family reunion, an electronic walk down memory lane for Black people nationwide.
It's 2015. Women can become doctors, lawyers, and ministers. We can vote, buy weapons, buy property and jump out of airplanes. There are very few things that women can't do if women want to do them. And yes... I know all about gender stereotyping and the glass ceiling. I think we're getting there. I want to think we're getting there. When I read some of the #HowToSpotAFeminist tweets, I have to wonder about that.