What happens when you combine economic inequality, out-of-touch rich people, genocide, and social media? You get #blockout2024. Here, I explain how we got here, why this is important, and whether you plan to participate or not.

Read the short story this year’s Met Gala theme was based on: https://lithub.com/read-the-1962-short-story-that-inspired-this-years-met-gala-theme/

Other Sources:
https://wir2022.wid.world/chapter-2/

https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2024/02/living-in-shelters.html#:~:text=HUD%20reports%20that%20on%20a,about%2012%20percent%20from%202022.&text=The%20Current%20Population%20Survey%20Annual,not%20statistically%20different%20from%202021.

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/high-inflation-causes-meat-sugar-and-other-grocery-staple-prices-to-soar-11636726612

https://www.fool.com/the-ascent/research/average-house-price-state/

https://www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2018/08/07/for-most-us-workers-real-wages-have-barely-budged-for-decades/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wealth_inequality_in_the_United_States#/media/File:1962-_Net_personal_wealth_-_average_in_percentile_ranges_-_linear_scale_-_US.svg

https://www.instagram.com/directbollywoodinfo/p/C6rDHyWoCPd/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_RLJST5er4&ab_channel=Te-Erika

List of most followed Instagram accounts: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most-followed_Instagram_accounts

List of most followed TikTok accounts: https://notcommon.com/most-followed/tiktok

TikTok Celebrity Blocker Chrome Extension: https://github.com/FactsFromCats/tiktok_celebrity_blocker

Stream Hind’s Hall: https://open.spotify.com/album/5sufLQAlJG3TnaZ1EgfqzB

How to block on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/573359136015141

How to block on YouTube: https://www.socialchamp.io/blog/how-to-block-someone-on-youtube/

How to block on TikTok: https://support.tiktok.com/en/using-tiktok/followers-and-following/blocking-the-users

How to block on Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/426700567389543

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