On Friday, April 17, a string of images featuring a toddler in faux locs hit the Internet, sparking a debate on Twitter.
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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 »
Ariana Miyamoto, 20, speaks Japanese fluently, was born to a Japanese mother, and reared in Nagasaki but she’s a minority. She’s “hafu,” which means biracial in Japanese. The beauty queen is the first-ever biracial Miss Japan. Her father is African American. Miyamoto, grew up in Japan in Sasebo, Nagasaki, near an American naval base, but… Read more »
The Internet neighborhood known as “Black Twitter” had something of a block party on March 11 at the expense of the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” after the pundits gave their take on the racist song chanting of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma. Show hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough cited rapper Waka… Read more »
With “These Ain’t Jokes,” Earthquake made his triumphant return to TV specials. The show aired on Showtime to rave reviews, and Earthquake says that he had to get everything in order before he was ready to make the return to television and filmed comedy.
Sunday’s episode of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” where Cynthia Bailey opened up Pandora’s Box and brought up accusations Apollo Nida made to Peter Thomas about his wife, Phaedra Parks, was one hand grenade away from being explosive. Black Twitter is relentless and showed no mercy for Thomas and it’s pretty clear that most of them are Team… Read more »
Kanye West used Twitter early this morning to reveal the name of his new album. The G.O.O.D. Music boss revealed that his seventh solo album will be titled So Help Me God and tweeted what is presumably the cover art for the project as seen below: So Help Me God is the follow-up to 2013’s Yeezus. The new album… Read more »
At some point, celebrities need to know it’s not OK to pass judgement and insult people at will. On Monday’s post-Oscar episode of “Fashion Police” on E!, Co-host Giuliana Rancic made some disparaging remarks about Disney star Zendaya’s faux locs. She quipped, “I feel like she smells like patchouli oil and weed.” Never mind the… Read more »
Iggy Azalea has been a lightning rod for controversy and shade for the better part of a year, and much of the drama has taken place in the world of social media. And although many stars revel in online shenanigans, Iggy has apparently had enough because she recently announced that she’s quitting Twitter. Over the… Read more »
The Internet has been buzzing since Drake dropped his surprise album, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, early Friday morning. However, there is one person who isn’t really feeling Drizzy’s latest offering. On the song “6 p.m. In New York” the OVO leader has a few choice words for his YMCMB labelmate Tyga: I heard the… Read more »
Azealia Banks has no chill button, at all. Shortly after making headlines for her upcoming Playboy spread, the rapper threw shade at one of hip-hop’s greatest, Erykah Badu. When asked by a fan via Twitter, whether the “Bag Lady” listened to Banks, Badu simply replied “Tried.” We’re not sure if Banks just sits on Twitter… Read more »
Why do women compete and compare instead of connecting? Have you ever met a woman who was Brilliant, Imaginative, Tenacious, Courageous, and Heaven-sent but she is also a perfect example of the acronym formed by these qualities? There’s an answer for that. Dr. Nicole LaBeach (@askdrnicole), a success strategist who has changed the lives of… Read more »
The tragic death of Valdosta, Georgia, teen Kendrick Johnson has split the city apart. Officially ruled an accident due to positional apyhxisia, too many questions remain regarding the discovery of his body. Johnson was found upside down in a rolled up wrestling mat in the school gym. One of the more than 30 defendants… Read more »
Not everyone is not up-to-date on the latest fashions; so when one couple posted a picture of their date, they were reminded harshly by Black Twitter about their wardrobe. The verbal bashing and memes that resulted were hilarious, but the pair were good sports about the whole episode. Here are the Twitter memes and responses:
There were plenty of mixed emotions from sports fans after the announcement that J.R. Smith had been traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. While there were other players involved like Iman Shumpert, Smith’s on-court presence and off-court antics keep his name buzzing on social media. Using Smith’s own photos against him as well as photos of… Read more »
Things have quickly gone from bad to worse in the aftermath of the breakup between Nicki Minaj and her longtime boyfriend Safaree “SB” Samuels. The timing of the breakup couldn’t be worse for Minaj as it coincides with the release of third studio album, The Pinkprint. To her credit, the “Pills N Potions” rapper has been extremely open… Read more »
With more than one million people following him on Twitter, rapper “The Game” has a large audience. So when he tweeted his comments on the death of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos it drew a lot of attention for its callous insensitivity. The Game tweeted under his handle “Handsome A** N-Word, the following:… Read more »
Azealia Banks’ recent Hot 97 interview, in which she accused Iggy Azalea and other white artists of appropriating Black culture but not respecting or being knowledgeable of it, has set off a firestorm of chatter around the industry. Since her catapult to the forefront of mainstream Hip-Hop, Azalea has been accused of various infractions including… Read more »
The heinous murder of NYPD officers Wenjian Lu and Rafael Ramos by Ismail Brinsley has been condemned by most people of good conscience. However, on Twitter a surprising number of users have posted comments in favor of the killings and Brinsley.
Last night, the cast of “Hollywood Divas,” Golden Brooks, Elise Neal, Paula Jai Parker, Countess Vaughn, Lisa Wu and Re’Shaun Frear, returned for round two of the reunion special where Vaughn entertained the masses with her witty wordplay and over-the-top facial expressions. Throughout the show, Twitter joined in on the fun by exchanging a variety… Read more »