Baratunde Thurston

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LIVESTREAM: David Oyelowo, Q-Tip and More Honor Dr. King's Legacy at 'MLK Now 2017'

Blackout for Human Rights and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement's second "MLK Now" event airs live from Harlem's Riverside Church at 2 p.m. EST. 

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WATCH: Vic Mensa, Darnell L. Moore, Baratunde Thurston Talk Policing and Racism

Spotify, Mic and HeadCount launched "Clarify"—a new series where Thurston discusses important electoral issues with public figures—earlier this month. Watch his discussion with Mensa, Moore and reformist NYPD officer Edwin Raymond on policing and its impact on Black communities.

Internet Guru Baratunde Thurston Talks About Life Without the Internet

You too can unplug. Here's how.

Comedian Baratunde Thurston Promises to Help End Violence Against Women

Comedian Baratunde Thurston has joined the "Ring The Bell" campaign to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Baratunde Thurston's Official RNC 'Negro Count': 67 [Video]

An estimated 50,000 people are expected to visit the Tampa Bay area during the Republican National Convention and comedian and author Baratunde Thurston is out there taking his own count of how many black people are at the RNC.

Baratunde Thurston on 'Blitter'--Black Twitter--and Being Authentic Online [Video]

Baratunde Thurston, director of Digital at The Onion, gives the rest of us some advice on to be viral on the internet.

'If I Were A Poor Black Kid' Dude Responds to Baratunde Thurston's Satirical Letter

Despite all the controversy, Gene Marks still thinks that if poor black kids in Philadelphia study hard and apply to the best schools they'll turn out fine.

Blacks, Latinos Use Twitter Two Times More Than Whites

Despite a digital divide, blacks and Latinos are more than twice as likely to use Twitter than whites.