Questlove Frowny-Faces Lack of Emojis of Color

Charla Lauriston
Padma Lakshmi and Questlove at the sixth annual Blossom Ball in New York City March 7, 2014
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Blossom Ball

Black Twitter uses a lot of emojis. Like, a lot of them.

And out of the hundreds of fun symbols on the popular app, there are about two black faces. 


Questlove isn’t the only one who’s noticed, though.

I, for one, am down with starting a black-emoji petition.

Charla Lauriston is a standup comedian and the creator of Clench & Release, a Web series about the frustrations of everyday life in New York City. Follow her on Twitter.

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