TikTok and the evolution of digital blackface
"On the app, users drape themselves in the trappings of Black culture — and steal the viral spotlight." For WIRED's Jason Parham, it’s exploitation at its most refined and disturbing. In this piece, he dives into the struggles black creators are facing in the digital creative spectrum, where they have seen different approaches to their content and clear limitations to make their voices heard. This article was originally published in WIRED in April 2020.