Twitter Scandals

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

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

Kal Penn Tweets in Support of Stop-and-Frisk

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

George Zimmerman's Brother Says His Twitter Tirade Was "A Mistake"

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

Map Shows You Where Those Racists Tweeting After Obama Election Live

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

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

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.

Stacey Dash Defends Mitt Romney Endorsement on CNN

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

Newsweek Muslim Rage Cover Inspires Parodies

Humor–the smart way to handle blatant ignorance.

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

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.

ICE Director John Morton Gets Very Own Satirical Twitter Account

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

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

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.

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

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.