Miley Cyrus Advances Racial Equality

miley-bangerz-butt-pictures (912)miley-racial-emoticonsAPPLE will update its emojis after Miley Cyrus and Tahj Mowry complained about the cartoon emoticons’ lack of diversity. MTV Act blogger Joey Parker emailed Apple CEO Tim Cook about the issue and got this response from Katie Cotton, Apple’s vice president of worldwide corporate communications:

‘Tim forwarded your email to me. We agree with you. Our emoji characters are based on the Unicode standard, & which is necessary for them to be displayed properly across many platforms. There needs to be more diversity in the emoji character set, and we have been working closely with the Unicode Consortium in an effort to update the standard.’

The campaign to make emojis more diverse has been running for more than a year, and after Miley Cyrus responded to a Sephora tweet asking for more nail polish emojis by demanding that Apple add emojis to represent black people.

The drive to make emojis more diverse has been met with ridicule. For example, most comments on a Fast Company story called ‘Are Emoji Racist?’ were dismissive and ranged from ‘lmao wow minorities are never happy’ to responses noting that emoji were first available on iOS devices in Japan,

Making them Asian if they have a race. But Parker writes ‘although it may ‘just’ be an emoji, representation of all races and genders is an important part of working towards a more equal society.’


  • thesestrangelittlethings

    I was literally just thinking this the other day. For once, I agree with Miley.

  • Anon

    LOL !!!

    Love her.

  • what

    Oh my God it’s a fucking emoji, I swear people in America are over-dramatic.

    • thecat61

      Diversity, babe.

    • Marina And My Diamonds

      It’s not a bad idea though.

    • Godney

      Its not being over-dramatic tho… i follow and talk to alot of black people and they had told me they really couldnt care less about emoji… they care more about REAL racims out there.

      This is shit white people do to say they “fight” racism

  • Marina And My Diamonds

    I never thought for a second that emojis were racist. WTF?

  • guest

    There are church emojis, but no mosques and there are pink human emojis, but no black or yellow and so forth. So, what is wrong with a little change?

  • ashley

    can you please use a different picture damn nobody wants to see that.

  • honesty

    I bet she smells like a three month old tampon.

  • Anon

    She needs JESUS!

    • thecat61

      So do you.

  • thecat61

    Miley has spoken. Impact, once again.

  • ISeeSparksFly

    She literally has less of an ass that I thought.

    • Godney

      she has a very long back lol

  • Godney

    There is so much racism in the world… and this bitch complains about emojis?!