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Angela Helm Angela Helm Jan 01, 2019. 1 comments

Kuumba & Chill: Netflix’s Doyenne Jasmyn Lawson Is Out Here Doing It for the Culture

Kuumba & Chill: Netflix’s Doyenne Jasmyn Lawson Is Out Here Doing It for the Culture

As we continue on our Kwanzaa trek this year, today we celebrate Kuumba, or creativity, a place where—let’s be frank—black folks excel. From Black Twitter to music of practically every genre; from comedy to cooking; from politics to fashion, we are nothing if not creative.

Kuumba is defined as: “To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful...

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Ashley Velez Ashley Velez Jun 22, 2017. 3 comments

Watch: Jasmyn Lawson Is Doing It for Black Girls at Giphy

Watch: Jasmyn Lawson Is Doing It for Black Girls at Giphy

Jasmyn Lawson is probably ghostwriting your favorite GIFs. No, really.

If you’ve ever used Giphy to find a GIF of Beyoncé or Joanne the Scammer, Jasmyn Lawson probably made it.

The self-described “GIF connoisseur” is the culture editor at Giphy, and she’s been leaving her mark all over its GIF library for over a year. GIFs are staples in everyday conversation, whether it be over text, Twitter...

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