#Howitfeelstobeablackgirl. The Pains, Joys, and Complexities of Being a Black Girl in America.


#Howitfeelstobeablackgirl is a raw, open, and honest hashtag, in which black women and girls share their truths. The hashtag, which has been trending for two days now, features a diverse range of tweets that embody the pain, complexity, and joys of being a black girl in America.

The hashtag was started by filmmaker Jada Mosely as part of the “How it Feels to be a Black Girl” movement. Mosley is the creator of a web series of the same name that features black girls from different backgrounds sharing their perspectives about various topics which affect black women and girls.