#BlackOutDay originated from Tumblr as a form of self care for all black people (not just us Americans) in wake of the recent events. It is not frequent these days that we get to celebrate and share our beauty, intelligence, and just overall awesomeness. Although it might sound superficial to some, it was a cathartic experience for many. I personally enjoyed seeing the various body sizes,  sexualities, genders, religions etc. Here’s a link to my Tumblr post for #BlackOutDay