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Black Twitter Reimagines ‘Squid Game’ and the Next Game is Spades

A meme of the Netflix series’ doll is a gift that keeps on giving

Tweet Credit @NitemareOnBeeSt | A "Black Version" of the Squid Game Doll

SPOILER ALERT: This essay goes into detail about Netflix’s Squid Game.

Like many of you, I've spent the last few weeks immersed in a bright, colorful world of the South…




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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola

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