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Facebook Bans White Nationalism Following Pressure From Civil Rights Groups

The social media platform says it will begin removing all posts and comments that support White nationalist and separatist ideology.

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This Instagram Account Chronicles the History of Austin's Black and Brown Community

ATX Barrio Archive’s Alan Garcia: “I’m trying to bridge that gap between what is normally available to people in privileged positions and trying to bring it back to the barrios where I believe it belongs.”

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T.I., Vic Mensa Criticize Lil Wayne for Black Lives Matter Comments

T.I.: “You have to get outta that bubble that you’ve been living in and get out here and educate yourself on what’s going on around us!”

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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.

Black Artists Pay Tribute To Prince

From Spike Lee’s block party to Erykah Badu’s lengthy Facebook tribute, see how some of your favorite musicians and artists honored The Purple One’s passing. 

Sikh Fashion Designer Prevented from Boarding Flight to New York Fashion Week

Waris Ahluwalia was the first Sikh male model featured in a national Gap ad. 

This Atlanta Musician Is Running and Cycling To NYC To Protest Police Brutality

Prohaize is in the 15th day of a jogging and cycling trip up the East Coast to protest police brutality and advocate for reform — particularly body cameras, which he has outfitted himself with to document the journey. 

'Girl Meets World' Actress Authors Lengthy Instagram Essay on Intersectional Feminism

In case you thought millennial celebs were totally clueless…

Joy Alert! The ‘Big Gal’ Yogi You Should be Following on Instagram

Valerie S., a 28-year-old Filipina and Mexican installation artist, has built a huge following with stunning photos of her yoga practice and her body-loving philosophy. Namaste!

Lupe Fiasco on Meek Mill - Drake Feud: Ghostwriting 'Will Always Be in Rap'

The rapper and entrepreneur weighed in on Meek Mill’s accusations that Drake doesn’t write his own rhymes with a two-part open letter about ghostwriting and the state of rap on his Instagram.  

Desi Star of Rihanna's New Video: 'You Don't See a Whole Lot of Desi Girls Doing Stuff Like This.'

Sanam, the Desi woman who Rihanna found on Instagram before casting her in the infamous “Bitch Better Have My Money” music video, opened up to Vice about the video and her newfound Internet fame. 

VIDEO: 'Outlaw Instagrammer' Humza Deas Shows NYC Like You Haven't Seen It Before

Check out this mini-doc featuring NYC’s most exciting daredevil street photographer.

Bloomberg Terminals Out, Wikileaks Releases Sony Documents, 'Star Wars' Trailer

Some of Friday’s big stories

Trooper Reprimanded After Taking Photo With Snoop Dogg

Snoop did, in fact, shoot the deputy.

Three Takeaways from Remezcla's Best of 2014 Lists

From hilarious music trends to gorgeous Instagram accounts, Remezcla’s got Latino 2014 covered.

Lupita Nyong'o Manages to Make Losing Look Good

The star didn’t win at the MTV Movie Awards, but it didn’t matter.

Tiny Trendsetter Gives Instagram's Most Adorable Hair Tutorial

Riley Elle, 3, is slowly turning herself into a little fashion icon.

NYPD Using Facial Recognition Software on Facebook and Instagram Photos

The New York Police Department is using facial recognition technology to match photos of suspects with images in online databases like Facebook and Instagram.

Pew Study Finds Blacks and Latinos Love Instagram and Twitter

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

Does Your Social Media Use Put Your Community At Risk? Instagram in Context

One advocate asks tough questions about community safety and political security online.