The only daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown’s union, Bobbi Kristina, 22, passed away today. The family released this statement to the press: “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away Sunday, July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their… Read more »
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Following a series of events this week surrounding the suspicious death of Sandra Bland, we are left with more questions than answers. On July 13, Bland was found dead in her jail cell, and her death has now been ruled a suicide by hanging. However, for anyone who has seen the dashcam footage of Bland’s arrest or… Read more »
Footage from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest has been released by Texas law enforcement authorities. But famed director Ava DuVernay and others on social media are saying the video has definitely been edited and are questioning why. The nearly 50 minute long video recorded from the police car dashcam shows a police officer pull over… Read more »
Fans can reignite their crazy hopes for LeBron James having a starring role in Space Jam 2. On Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavalier and Warner Bros. Entertainment revealed that the studio and the player’s own company, SpringHill Entertainment, are partnering in content creation, which will span “television, film and original digital content.” James tweeted… So proud of today’s… Read more »
On Tuesday, Meek Mill set Twitter ablaze when he began throwing shade at Drake claiming that “he doesn’t write his own raps.” Shortly after MTV announced their 2015 VMA nominees, Mill went into a random Twitter rant, aimed at the Canadian rapper. “Stop comparing drake to me too … He don’t write his own raps! That’s… Read more »
The topics of racism and police brutality are such dire issues in the U.S. that many citizens, especially African Americans, are looking to see if current presidential hopefuls are taking the issue seriously. This is why a group of protesters confronted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at Saturday’s Netroots Nation conference in Phoenix. The protesters chanted… Read more »
Twitter urges social media to join their global movement (#MandelaDay) and help change our world for the better.
After much talk surrounding the 2015 ESPY Awards, the annual event honoring outstanding athletic performances throughout the calendar year kicked off on Wednesday, July 15, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Calif. While there were several coveted awards up for grabs, it was all about Caitlyn Jenner, who was set to accept the Arthur… Read more »
Black Twitter’s been on a roll lately. From setting mainstream media straight on Serena Williams’ legacy, to straight up hijacking #WhiteGirlsDoItBetter, Black folks from around the world have been showing out via social media. On Tuesday, Blacks across social media flooded our timeline with more than 600,000 tweets at a furious pace with hilarious memes,… Read more »
As one of the best-selling authors of all time, J.K. Rowling obviously has a way with words. She reminded us of her talents again when she proverbially slayed a Serena Williams hater on Twitter. In light of Williams’ recent victories, Rowling tweeted, “#SerenaSlam! I love her. What an athlete, what a role model, what a… Read more »
Fans catch MC Hammer wearing a knit hat to Cavaliers-Warriors Game MC Hammer was caught committing a fashion crime on Sunday night. The blow to Cleveland Cavaliers, following a loss to the Golden State Warriors, was softened when Twitter made light of rapper MC Hammer. The 52-year-old had the audacity to wear a Warriors knit hat to the game. Yes, you read it… Read more »
When Rachel Dolezal parents speak, the world listens. Unfortunately, for Dolezal, 37, a 2002 graduate of Howard University and Spokane, Washington leader of the NAACP, has been harshly criticized for pretending to be Black. This writer can’t blame Dolezal, because speaking from experience it’s great to be a Black woman. Black Twitter is less forgiving… Read more »
On Tuesday, June 2, the mother of one went on a Twitter rant so out of character (or so she’d like us to think), the social network reached out to her to ensure she hadn’t been hacked.
“Welcome to Twitter N-word.” That was one of the initial responses that President Barack Obama received as the first sitting U.S. President with a Twitter account. The Twitter account @POTUS was received favorably overall. Here are a few of those racist tweets our president received:
The Met Gala red carpet is one of the most anticipated fashion events of the year and one to behold. Hosted by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the annual event does more than just raise funds, it raises brows, profiles and expectations by fans of celebrities who brave the red carpet. Met… Read more »
It was the most lucrative and high-demand boxing match in history and if you doubted Floyd “Money” Mayweather would be able to pull off a win, then you’re delusional. The stands in the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena in Las Vegas were on fleek with A-listers including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Beyonce and Jay Z, Diddy… Read more »
While the Kardashian family and the entire world expressed sympathy for Bruce Jenner (except Kourtney Kardashian’s boyfriend, Scott Disick) during his exclusive two-hour interview with Diane Sawyer, days prior Wendy Williams didn’t hold back from belting out her true feelings on his transition to a transgender woman. “I feel duped by Bruce because watching the… Read more »
Perhaps fed up with all the chatter that his music streaming service, Tidal, is tanking, Jay Z used Twitter on Sunday, April 26 to get some things off his chest and clear up misconceptions. The Roc Nation boss first sent a warning tweet that read “Stream of consciousness coming in 5, 4, 3, 2… #TidalFacts,”… Read more »
On Friday, April 17, a string of images featuring a toddler in faux locs hit the Internet, sparking a debate on Twitter.
Michelle Williams, Questlove and Janelle Monae reacted on Twitter to the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man, Walter Scott, by a White cop in South Carolina. After a video surfaced online of the 50-year-old’s final moments, celebrities, including Isaiah Washington, used social media to voice their outrage. “Okay, watching the #WalterScott video was horrible,… Read more »