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RNC's Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a 'Typo'

RNC’s Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a ‘Typo’

by Julianne Hing on December 5 2013, 1:58PM

Not the mea culpa one might have expected, but a rich television moment nonetheless.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

by Von Diaz on August 15 2013, 9:31AM

Actor Kal Penn calls stop-and-frisk ‘sound policy,’ says blacks and Latinos commit the most crimes

Topics: /NOW

George Zimmerman's Brother Says His Twitter Tirade Was

George Zimmerman’s Brother Says His Twitter Tirade Was “A Mistake”

by Jorge Rivas on March 28 2013, 11:45AM

Robert Zimmerman Jr. on his recent controversial tweeting: “I apologize for it and I’m sincere about that”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

by Jorge Rivas on November 9 2012, 1:54PM

These findings support the idea that there are some fairly strong clustering of hate tweets centered in southeastern U.S.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

'Put the White Back in the White House' Meme Moves from Twitter to GOP Rally

‘Put the White Back in the White House’ Meme Moves from Twitter to GOP Rally

by Jorge Rivas on October 15 2012, 11:31AM

A racist anti-Obama trending topic making the rounds on Twitter for months finally made an appearance on a t-shirt at a Romney campaign rally this past weekend.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Stacey Dash Defends Mitt Romney Endorsement on CNN

Stacey Dash Defends Mitt Romney Endorsement on CNN

by Jamilah King on October 10 2012, 2:28PM

“I want the next four years to be different,” the actress told Piers Morgan.

Topics: /NOW

Newsweek Muslim Rage Cover Inspires Parodies

Newsweek Muslim Rage Cover Inspires Parodies

by Jorge Rivas on September 17 2012, 4:19PM

Humor—the smart way to handle blatant ignorance.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

'OSU Haters' Tumblr Puts Ohio State's Racist Tweets on Blast

‘OSU Haters’ Tumblr Puts Ohio State’s Racist Tweets on Blast

by Jorge Rivas on August 31 2012, 12:08PM

The three-month old Tumblr takes hateful and/or racially insensitive tweets posted by Ohio State students and lays them out for the world to see.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

ICE Director John Morton Gets Very Own Satirical Twitter Account

ICE Director John Morton Gets Very Own Satirical Twitter Account

by Jorge Rivas on May 3 2012, 3:28PM

Immigration reform activist launches a fake Twitter account for Director of ICE John Morton.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

John McCain Just Made a Joke About President Obama Eating his Son's Dog

John McCain Just Made a Joke About President Obama Eating his Son’s Dog

by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2012, 3:01PM

President Obama’s memoir, “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance,” included a story about him being fed dog meat as a young boy in Indonesia with his stepfather, Lolo Soetoro.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

On Twitter, Hunger Games Fans Demand To Know Why Black Characters Are Black

On Twitter, Hunger Games Fans Demand To Know Why Black Characters Are Black

by Jorge Rivas on March 26 2012, 4:31PM

Some ‘Hunger Games’ fans are taking to Twitter demanding to know why some of the black characters in the novel are black in the film.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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