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That Time Twitter Got Exactly #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

It's lit.

College student Jada Mosely wanted to foster community among black women online, so she created the hashtag #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl.

She tells BuzzFeed Life that she was inspired after watching a documentary, The Out List. "Members of the LGBT community shared their life experiences and how it felt to be them. It was very insightful to know how they felt, so I wanted to do the same thing for black girls," she says.

Along with the hashtag, the Prince George's Community College student also produced her own documentary, How It Feels To Be A Black Girl in 2014.

Black Twitter soon co-signed Mosely's sentiments and began sharing their own experiences.

Some of the Tweets were way too real...

#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl having your body fetishized and sexualized but not loved.

Not finding make-up that's dark enough.#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl


White women talk about sexism & they're assertive. I talk about racism & I'm angry black woman. #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

&& then to make it worse, if I get too passionate about something, I'm seen as getting upset #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

"You only got into college/got financial aid because of affirmative action" My honors grad medal says otherwise 🌚 #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

Feeling invisible but your hairstyles, fashion, dances, and culture receive praise when worn by a white woman. #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl


ive been told this so many times. #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

While others had us cracking up...

#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl waking up finding out your scarf is off 😩

"You're pretty for a black girl" #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl


I had these at the end of every braid when I was little #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl when you're braiding your hair and the hair dresser pulls it so tight you start seeing in double vision

The black lady gettin the last laugh #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

β€œ@LaNegraMimosa: #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl Remembering the pain of getting popped in the skull with these 😊😊😊😊😊😊😊 ” πŸ˜‚


And then there were those that made us throw up our church hands and say, "Yaaaas!"

"@ladyjaja123: Not having to worry about aging cus Black Don't Crack #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl "

#howitfeelstobeablackgirl misjudged, underestimated, but highly Educated 😌☝️


This was always me for every character haha. I created my own representation. #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl #HIFTBABG

#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl 🌸😈 Embracing Our Kinks ,

#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl Being taught in school about your people's oppression, but not their amazing culture, and history

When Broderick said this: #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl

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