Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Jamie Foxx Says Being a Star Today...

Jamie Foxx used to enjoy being a star, but with social media abounding, he doesn't think it's quite as cool. "It's different now," Foxx told...

Snapchat Goes Public, Making Co-Founders Instant Multi-Billionaires

Snap Inc., the tech company that gave us popular disappearing messaging app Snapchat, became a publicly traded company on Thursday, March 2, blasting its...

#BlackInBrooklynTech Reveals Racism and Principal’s Slow Response...

Students at the Brooklyn Technical High School in New York City are taking to social media to air their grievances about the school's alleged racism. The...

Twitter Reacts to the Oregon Stand Off...

Back in 2014, Clive Bundy and a group of armed white militia members came head to head with federal agents on a Nevada ranch....

Two Employers Fire Workers for Racist Social...

If anyone still believes that racism is dead, they just need to go online to see how people really feel. Some employees have taken...

Twitter Unveils New Tactics to Stop Hate...

Twitter revealed new ways it will stop the rampant hate speech on its platform. According to The Guardian, Twitter aims at stopping the recruitment...

Twitter Struggles with Employing Black Women

According to a report by The Verge, the tech industry has an issue with hiring Black women. In fact, the report reveals that major tech...

How Mighty Is ‘Black Twitter’?

Did you know Twitter has a vice president of diversity and inclusion? This is currently Janet Van Huysee’s job. She’s a well-compensated white woman...

7 Mind Blowing Facts About Segregation On...

Although legally segregation may not exist on the Internet, statistics show that segregation is prevalent in cyberspace. Here are seven things that you might not...

People Smugglers are Advertising Their Services on...

Across the Mediterranean, people smugglers are advertising their services on Facebook, promising safe passage to migrants desperate to reach Europe. Their pages offer a...

When Two Worlds Collide: How to Survive...

The dating world was already difficult. It was already hard to navigate and filled with mixed messages. It was already a land of confusing...

Keke Palmer Addresses Critics Over Her Response...

As she prepares for her historical role as the first African-American to play Cinderella on Broadway beginning Sept. 9, Keke Palmer has also expressed...

From NY to Atlanta, Michael Brown Protests...

The shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was fatally shot multiple times by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer, has sparked rallies and...

Researcher Says Twitter Project Shows Racism Alive...

A Canadian researcher launched the Twitter Racism Project in 2013, and now his findings are exposing just how prevalent racism still is on social...

Call to ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Includes...

The families of more than 64,000 missing African-American girls and women are still grieving and wondering if their loved ones will ever make it...

More Than Fun & Games: The True...

With well over 600 million active users, it was always apparent that Twitter would become a powerful social vehicle, but in recent years it...

Cory Booker: Other Politicians Should Use Social...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker said that politicians and government officials should take advantage of social media in order to fully connect with citizens. Booker, 43,...

Is Social Media to Blame For Celebs’...

Ever since Twitter became popular and everybody logged on to Facebook, we’ve been seeing a trend in celebrities showing some outrageous behaviors. Many of...

Vital Advice For Your Kids About Social...

If the only thing I told my kids about sex was to use protection, would you think I was a good parent? If I...