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#ImpeachTrump Trends Worldwide as President Defends White Supremacists

Trump: “I think there’s blame on both sides and I have no doubt about it.”

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#MuslimsInLove Twitter Chat Explores What's Really at Stake in Muslim-American Love Stories

Facilitated by literary advocacy group PEN America, the chat brings together entertainment experts to discuss the history of on-screen depictions of Muslims in love.

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How #NoConfederate Became a Trending Clarion Call

Social media campaign creator April Reign on HBO’s forthcoming show, “Confederacy”: “We believe the time to speak up is now, before the show has been written or cast.”

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UPDATE: Pepsi Apologies for Ad That Shows Kendall Jenner Ending Racism With a Pepsi

A new Pepsi commercial shows the reality show personality presenting a police officer with a cool drink, opening his eyes to the plight of the oppressed.

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Ava DuVernay's Array Kicks Off Women's History Month with 12-Hour Twitter Takeover

The “13th” director’s film network’s third “Rebel-A-Thon” features the likes of Julie Dash, Mira Nair and more in social media conversation about representation in film. 

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Twitter Salutes 'The Great Wall's' Whitewashing with #ThankYouMattDamon

Comedian Jenny Yang launched the trending hashtag during a premiere of the film, which stars Damon as a European mercenary in Song Dynasty-era China.

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Tamron Hall's Fans Lambast NBC for Her Departure, Megyn Kelly's Hire

Fans of the “Today” and MSNBC anchor took to Twitter to criticize her replacement with former Fox News anchor Kelly.

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Roxane Gay Pulls Simon & Schuster Book Deal Over Milo Yiannopoulos' Advance

“I was supposed to turn the book in this month and I kept thinking about how egregious it is to give someone like Milo a platform for his blunt, inelegant hate and provocation,” she said. 

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Twitter Eviscerates White Saviors, Magical POC and More #TiredMediaTropes

Robert Jones Jr. told Colorlines that he created #TiredMediaTropes in response to a recent episode of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”

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Critics Slam A&E's 'Generation KKK,' NYT Profile for Normalizing White Supremacy

A&E’s upcoming docuseries will focus on active Klansmen and anti-hate activists.

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UPDATE: After Pressure From Advocacy Group, Facebook Says 'Of Course' It Wouldn't Participate in Muslim Registry

Facebook and Twitter are the only major tech companies to publicly state that they would not assist with any Muslim registry plans put forth by the Trump administration.

Twitter Suspends Several Alt-Right Accounts

The move comes the same day the social network announced new tools to combat harassment.

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#TwitterBlackout Emerges in Protest of Trump Presidency

Users blacked out their profile pictures and tweeted messages of solidarity with those whose lives would presumably be negatively affected by a Trump presidency.

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Twitter Claps Back at Donald Trump Presidency With #NotMyPresident and #ImStillWithHer

Trump won the election, but many Americans are not interested in him leading the nation.

#ObamaDay Wants to Make You Cry

Twitter peeps are using Election Day to honor 44 and family.

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REPORT: Social Media Giants Helped Police Track Ferguson, Baltimore Protests

The ACLU says that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter all provided user data to Geofeedia, a company whose social media montoring product was marketed to and used by law enforcement agencies to follow protestors.

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#BenAndJerrysNewFlavor is Trending, and It's Delicious

The brand came out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Twitter is excited. Also, angry.

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'The Wire's' White Creator Thought He Could Say The N-Word. He Can't.

Twitter users tried to set David Simon straight in spectacular fashion. He didn’t bite.

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What's Up With Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton's Expressions in This Pic?

Social media users and sports commentators alike struggled to understand the now-viral pic, with many speculating that the quarterbacks’ expressions embodied an exchange on their seemingly opposite views on racism in America.

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NBC Ignored Simone Manuel's Historic Medal Ceremony, Fans Clapped Back

Manuel just became the first African-American woman to win an individual gold medal in swimming. You won’t believe what NBC thought was more important for viewers to see.