I would venture to guess that there is one commonality shared among every single person quarantining while safe at home: if we didn't have our favourite music to get through this time, we'd all lose our collective minds.
As social distancing measures continue to (rightfully) be a mandatory practice in numerous countries, many strive to feel some kind of human connection through various social media platforms. Whether it be succumbing to downloading the House Party app so you can demonstrate your amazing drawing capabilities with eight of your closest friends or tweeting incessantly at a celebrity because they just might be bored enough quarantining in their 20 acre industrial complex to give that tweet a "like."
When Onesia Thompson walked into a popular mega store a few years ago to purchase hair care products, the experience was... Not that great, as she described it to me:
I spend an unhealthy amount of time on the internet.
There are certain key historical moments one can point to when discussing the injustices countless faced during the fight for Civil Rights in the early 20th Century. The Tulsa race massacre, Emmett Till's grotesque murder, the Selma to Montgomery marches and Dr. King assassination are a few examples of these pivotal events.
As numerous countries are implementing social distancing tactics to help flatten the curve of COVID-19, many are hunkering down at home.