Dis is how I be using tha twitter, bizzitches!
The writer got excoriated for that article but not because it was racist, but because it was bad. The point (such as it was), just to save you time is this: black people tend to follow other black people thus creating a situation where memes (or hashtags in this case) can flourish. But not all black people. And not all hashtags. Just some times. At least it was short, Malcolm Gladwell would have peed the bed over the course of 5,000 words.