Don’t be fooled, cancel culture is all about power—and holding those with the most of it accountable.
Ernest Owens is Editor at Large for Philadelphia magazine and CEO of Ernest Media Empire, LLC. The award-winning journalist has written for the New York Times, CNN, NBC News, MTV News, and several other major publications. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and at ernestowens.com.
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