9 #FierceFeminist Selfies

Today Twitter timelines and Facebook feeds were flooded with photos of fierce feminists in bold and bright lipstick colors. The waves of selfies were a part of a social media campaign, #LupitaForMAC, orchestrated by Lupita Nyong’o fans who want to see a collection by MAC Cosmetics featuring the Oscar-winning actress.

1. Joan Morgan and Dr. Yaba Blay took to Twitter to convince MAC to sign Lupita Nyong’o as a spokesmodel

Via Twitter: @fiyawata @milfinainteasy

Dr. Yaba Blay (left), founder of Pretty Period, and Joan Morgan (right) created the hashtag #LupitaForMAC earlier this month. What began as a tweet between friends transformed into a rallying call and full-on social media campaign! Never underestimate the power of the Twitterverse!

3. Esther Armah joined the convo

Creator of “Emotional Justice Unplugged” Esther Armah joined the party and BOOM! It was a wrap!

4. #LupitaForMAC

The award-winning actress is celebrated for her public image that expands notions of beauty. She has become a style icon admired for her bold sartorial and makeup choices.

5. Get ALL THE WAY into the abundance of Black feminist brilliance and beauty that was served on Twitter and Facebook!

6. 1) Joan Morgan

Twitter: @milfinainteasy / Via Twitter: @milfinainteasy

Joan Morgan, founder of Emily Jayne and award-winning journalist, #StraightMACing in #RubyWoo!

7. 2) Dr. Kaila Story

Via Twitter: DoctressStory

Dr. Kaila Story, professor at the University of Louisville, sports #TalkThatTalk from the RiRi Hearts MAC Collection in her #LupitaForMAC selfie.

8. 3) Dr. Brittney Cooper

Via Twitter: @ProfessorCrunk

Professor Cooper is a founder of The Crunk Feminist Collective, contributor to Salon, and fierce #selfie taker. Yeah, #SheBeMACing!

9. 4) Dr. Treva B. Lindsey

Via Twitter: @divafeminist

Dr. Treva Lindsey, the original #DivaFeminist, is giving you your entire lyfe in a flawless red lip.

10. 5) Dr. Tamura A. Lomax

Via Twitter: @thefeministwire

Dr. Tamura Lomax, Founder of The Feminist Wire, is serving #fiercefeminist face for the #LupitaForMAC campaign.

12. HOLD UP! The #FeministFierceness ain’t over yet!

13. 6) Laura Rice

Via Twitter: @LauraRiceDesign

Designer and artist Laura Rice wears a matte tangerine. #SheBeMACing!

14. 7) Syreeta Gates

Via Twitter: @syreetagates

Culture creator Syreeta Gates #StraightMACing!

15. 8) Elayne Fluker

Via Twitter: @elaynefluker

Founder of ChicRebellion.tv Elayne Fluker in a hot pink lip!

16. 9) Me #StraightMACing

Via Twitter: @WilliamsKiyan

Of course I had to join the party and serve the children wearing MAC Hautecore Black.

17. Badgal RiRi, Azealia Banks, and Nicki Minaj have all had successful collections with MAC

The coveted RiRi Woo sold out in just THREE HOURS!! With the overwhelming response from today’s social media campaign it seems like a Lupita Nyong’o MAC collection would be a hit!

18. Do you wanna see a Lupita Nyong’o and MAC collab?!

Tweet a selfie wearing a bold lip to @MACcosmetics, @fiyawata, @milfinainteasy, and @estherarmah using #LupitaForMAC #StraightMACing and #WeBeMACing!

19. MAC has responded to the campaign! They’re watching, so show em how GOOD you look in your lip!

20. AND huge shout-outs to the ladies who orchestrated this FAB moment in social media and created space to affirm all kinds of black femme beauty! WERRRK!!!

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