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The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD's Epic Twitter Fail

The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD’s Epic Twitter Fail

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 10:47AM

#MyNYPD didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Culture

The Move to 'Cancel Colbert' and So-Called 'Hashtag Activism'

The Move to ‘Cancel Colbert’ and So-Called ‘Hashtag Activism’

by Jamilah King on March 31 2014, 10:15AM

Here’s why you should care.

Topics: Culture

Catch up on the Feminism's Twitter War Debate

Catch up on the Feminism’s Twitter War Debate

by Carla Murphy on February 7 2014, 11:17AM

And add your own thoughts.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Teju Cole did Something Brilliant on Twitter

Teju Cole did Something Brilliant on Twitter

by Aura Bogado on January 8 2014, 3:45PM

A short story, 140 characters at a time.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Kendrick Lamar Urges Fans to Join Him in Research of Nelson Mandela

Kendrick Lamar Urges Fans to Join Him in Research of Nelson Mandela

by Jamilah King on December 6 2013, 12:48PM

Like many of his fans, Lamar is of a generation that came of age years after Mandela’s fight against apartheid and release from prison in 1990.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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

How the GOP's Twitter Fail Led to a Great Conversation About Race

How the GOP’s Twitter Fail Led to a Great Conversation About Race

by Jamilah King on December 2 2013, 3:15PM

Racism didn’t end on Sunday. But a lot of folks were talking about race. Here’s why.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Former San Francisco Mayor Criticizes 'White-Male-Dominated' Techies For 'Class Warfare'

Former San Francisco Mayor Criticizes ‘White-Male-Dominated’ Techies For ‘Class Warfare’

by Jamilah King on November 26 2013, 2:54PM

Willie Brown thinks that the city’s techies are creating class warfare. He has a point.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Feminist Selfies Took Over Twitter And It Was Awesome

Feminist Selfies Took Over Twitter And It Was Awesome

by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 3:13PM

Are they opportunities to celebrate people whose bodies aren’t usually seen in the mainstream? Yes.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Today in Twitter Racism: 'WhyDoBlackPeople'

Today in Twitter Racism: ‘WhyDoBlackPeople’

by Von Diaz on September 4 2013, 1:13PM

Today an incredibly unsmart hashtag is trending.

Topics: /NOW

Here's 15 Smart Women of Color on Twitter

Here’s 15 Smart Women of Color on Twitter

by Von Diaz on August 27 2013, 2:10PM

Because a recent list of the 25 smartest women on Twitter is a bit monolithic.

Topics: /NOW

My March on Washington, in Tweets

My March on Washington, in Tweets

by Rinku Sen on August 26 2013, 9:04AM

Rinku Sen covered the massive event—and all the voices there—140 characters at a time.

Topics: March on Washington, Movement

What's On Your 'Black Power is For Men' Booklist?

What’s On Your ‘Black Power is For Men’ Booklist?

by Jamilah King on August 20 2013, 10:59AM

Cultural critic Mark Anthony Neal took a discussion about race and feminism offline by putting together a list of seminal books on the topic. What would you add?

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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

'Geography of Hate' Maps out Racism on Twitter

‘Geography of Hate’ Maps out Racism on Twitter

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2013, 4:00PM

A group of researchers have created a “Geography of Hate” map revealing racist and homophobic tweet concentrations across the U.S.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

It's Bigger Than Adria Richards

It’s Bigger Than Adria Richards

by Jamilah King on March 27 2013, 8:25AM

A primer for how you can prepare yourself for racist and sexist Internet attacks—mind, body and soul.

Topics: Adria Richards, Gender & Sexuality, Media

Labor Attorneys Say Adria Richards' Firing Will Be Hard to Defend

Labor Attorneys Say Adria Richards’ Firing Will Be Hard to Defend

by Jorge Rivas on March 25 2013, 2:22PM

Adria Richards, the developer evangelist who was fired after tweeting an image of two men she heard making sexist jokes, may have a strong case if she decides to take her former employer to court.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Obama Twitter Account Re-Tweets Picture Of John Lennon’s Blood-Stained Glasses

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2013, 11:31AM

The tweet included a note that read “Over 1,057,000 people have been killed by guns in the USA since John Lennon was shot and killed on 8 Dec 1980.”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Mad About Black History Month? Take Some #WhiteHistoryClasses

Mad About Black History Month? Take Some #WhiteHistoryClasses

by Channing Kennedy on February 21 2013, 1:59PM

Humorist Brokey McPoverty gets the internet laughing at the champions of systemic racism.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Pew Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Love Instagram and Twitter

Pew Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Love Instagram and Twitter

by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 1:44PM

26% of black Internet users surveyed use Twitter, compared to 14% of white users.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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