February is Black History Month, and Twitter is celebrating! Comedian Dennis Banks (@Felonious_munk) started a hashtag that is bringing joy to people all over the world:
The hashtag caught on quickly:
Even the stars joined in...
Though there's a lot of bad news in the world, who doesn't love a great smile?
The hashtag has already been used thousands of times...
And each use is a little bit more heartwarming than the last.
Twitter users loved the pictures Banks' hashtag brought out:
Sometimes we just don't even know its ok to smile.— Toxic Positivity (@risingdemise) February 3, 2018
Sounds weird but it can be a struggle to be anything but a survivor. But I get it now...smile like our lives depend on it so our hearts can appreciate the moment.
In the end, the man who started the movement felt like he learned something from it: