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BradAsCanBe Bradley Cannon


Bradley Cannon is a writer with a passion for equality. His work has been featured on JetMag.com and Blavity.com. He is a graduate of American University’s Strategic Communication M.A. program. He has previously worked in advertising at The Washington Post and The Chronicle of Higher Education. You can follow him on social media @bradascanbe

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Why BET’s Mean Tweet About Nicki Minaj Was Counterproductive To The Culture

History was made this past weekend at the 61st annual Grammy Awards with Childish Gambino having the first hip-hop song to win both record and song of the year, and Cardi B becoming the first female artist to win best rap album.Shortly after the ceremony, I scrolled through social media and saw an article posted via BET News entitled, “Cardi B Is The First Solo Female Rapper To...

Haute Couture Or Haute Mess? Why Balmain’s Black Blackface Models Were A Shameful Miss For Me

It was a normal Wednesday for me. I went to work, I sent a few emails and gleefully sprinted to lunch at noon. I scrolled through Instagram as I munched on salmon and airfried Brussels sprouts. My timeline consisted of the usual random mix of shirtless men, ads of insta girls in body-con two-piece sets, fashion and abstract art.In my vigilant scrolling, I spotted a beautiful haute...

How YouTube’s ‘Lace Up’ Shoe Design Competition Series Finds Winning Team

If you are looking for a new binge-worthy series, look no further than YouTube Red’s Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge.Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge, produced by Ken Mok (America's Next Top Model), is the first-ever unscripted competition series where aspiring footwear designers from around the globe compete for the opportunity to create...