Black Lives Matter Takes Over TikTok

This week on AfterBuzz TV’s Top 5 Political TikToks, Kareem Rahma, Nick Boss, Cam Ig, Hana Hassan and Karina Lopez center on the Black Lives Matter movement around the country. 

Shaka Smith

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: June 5th, 2020 9:43 pm pst

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It’s been a tumultuous couple of weeks and the TikTok world has taken notice. Despite being an international platform, the current Black Lives Matter protests and movement that originated in the United States, have taken center stage. Even in the lighthearted world of TikTok when tackling real world subjects, videos can be jarring or triggering, so we encourage all readers and viewers to check in and take care of yourselves as we focus on subjects of injustice and unrest.

Here are our Top 5:

Kareem Rahma shared some of the shocking scenes of the Minnesota protests:

https://vm.tiktok.com/EMFT9P/

Credit: @kareemrahma

Nick Boss shares this hopeful video of Officer Acevedo of the Houston Police declaring his solidarity with the black community by announcing he will be marching and keeping the community safe at the same time

https://vm.tiktok.com/EMkyXn/

Credit: @hiimbored51

In unfettered matter of fact style, teenager Cam Ig highlights the sad disparity for black men in this video “the unwritten rules my mom makes my follow as a young black man”:  

https://vm.tiktok.com/EMYXDt/

Credit: @skoodupcam

In this emotional video, which pre-dates the arrest and charges of the four officers involved in George Floyd’s murder, Hana Hassan details a few of the black lives lost to officers where no officer has been charged [Keith Childress, Bettie Jones, Kevin Matthews, Michael Noel, George Floyd]:

https://vm.tiktok.com/EMJ4DP/

Credit: @goddessofegypt

Karina Lopez, 21, shared this uplifting video of Latino Black Lives Matter supporters praying for black members in the community:

https://vm.tiktok.com/EMAnpP/

Credit: @karinalopez8

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Shaka Smith is an actor, host, fitness expert and attorney from Miami. A Princeton graduate, upon arriving in Los Angeles he began landing roles as a fitness model and competing in fitness competitions.

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