Black Twitter is divided over a debate pertaining to a majorette team launching at the University of Southern California.
Earlier this week, a Black student took to social media to share that she created a majorette team at the University, but her excitement was soon worn off after a debate sparked over how, or if, HBCU culture should be shared with Predominately White Institutions (PWIs).
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On Sunday, the Twitter user shared the news about forming a new majorette squad, which she’s calling The Cardinal Divas of SC, and shared a video of the team’s first performance in a video, which has since gone viral.
“Oh nothing… I created a majorette team at a PWI and performed at our first game,” she captioned the Twitter video which featured a clip of the majorette squad performing at a USC game. Check it out below.
Although some social media users were elated and praised the founder for breaking barriers and starting a majorette team at the PWI, Tweeting their words of affirmation and praise, others were critical of her for bringing the uniquely Black experience to a PWI and called the student out.
“Happy for you genuinely… But leave Black things at Black institutions,” one Twitter user wrote.
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Beauties, what do you think about this debate? Is this a unique experience for HBCUs that should be left with Black institutions?
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Black Twitter Is Divided Over Woman Creating Her Own Majorette Team At A PWI was originally published on hellobeautiful.com