What Does The Black Facebook Profile Picture Mean? – 2020

The black Facebook profile picture is being used by women to show what the world would be like for a day without women.  Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford prompted the black Facebook profile pictures.  

Facebook Black Profile Pictures 2018
Facebook Black Profile Pictures 2018

Is Brett Kavanaugh A Threat To Women?

The battle between Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford has caused a divide amongst women activist.  While some support Kavanaugh, others despise him.

In the tweet below, Elizabeth Warren points out some of the luxuries Kavanaugh enjoyed during his testimony compared to the strict ridicule that Dr. Blasey Ford was under.

The tweet below shows women who continue to support Kavanaugh despite Dr. Blasey Ford’s allegations:

In the video below, numerous women react to Kavanaugh and Dr. Blasey Ford:

A Day Without A Woman

On March 8, 2017, the 2017 Women’s March and the International Women’s Strike movement organized A Day Without A Woman, a protest that asked women not to go to work in response to Donald Trump’s presidency.

Women Convince Senator Flake To Delay Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

The video below shows the power of activism.  Changing your Facebook profile picture to an all black image may seem simple but it is activism.  Two women were able to convince Senator Flake to delay Kavanaugh’s confirmation proving that activism can be effective when you’re diligent and don’t give up.

What do you think about women changing their Facebook profile pictures to black images? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

By Jason John

Jason John is based in Maryland and covers Empire BBK’s News and Entertainment. He was previously a producer for the mobile site, helping to present Empire BBK’s news report to readers. More