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AI Used to Curb Hate on Twitter Actually Punishes Black People

“These systems are being developed to identify language that’s used to target marginalized populations online. It’s extremely concerning if the same systems are themselves discriminating against the population they’re designed to protect.”

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Beyoncé Drops 'The Lion King: The Gift,' World Stops

Beyoncé: “It was important that the music was not only performed by the most interesting and talented artists, but also produced by the best African producers. Authenticity and heart were important to me.”

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UPDATE: After Protests, Rick Snyder, Governor During the Flint Water Poisoning, 'Turns Down' Harvard Fellowship

The former Michigan governor, whose decisions led to the Flint water crisis, was going to teach government at the university.

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Twitter Users Return Bill Cosby's Father's Day Message to Sender

Cosby, who is serving prison time for sexual assault, thought the holiday was a great time to talk to the world about strengthening communities.

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VIDEO: Dominique Apollon Breaks Down Why It's #MoreThanABandage

Race Forward’s vice president of research talks to Colorlines about why it means so much to finally find a bandage that matches his skin tone.

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Marvel Adds Danai Gurira's Name to 'Avengers' Poster After Backlash

The studio gave the actor top billing after outraged fans pointed out glaring omission.

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How Do You Feel About Kamala Harris Running For President?

Reactions online range from enthusiastic to cautiously optimistic to displeased.

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Tarana Burke Offers Advice to Survivors Watching 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The organizer and founder of the Me Too Movement appears in the docuseries about the R&B singer’s alleged sexual abuse of Black women and girls.

Social Media Site Twitter Debuts On The New York Stock Exchange

New Study Confirms That Black Women Are Most Abused Group on Twitter

Amnesty International hopes Twitter will use the findings to make women safer online.

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The Internet Goes Crazy Over 'Crazy Rich Asians' Trailer

The film about an Asian-American woman navigating the social mores of her wealthy Singaporean boyfriend’s family is one of very few major studio films with a leading cast of Asian diasporic actors.

The New Normal: Setting Policy Via Twitter Fingers

President Donald Trump frequently used Twitter to govern in 2017. Can other leaders be far behind?

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#TrustBlackWomen: Voter Appreciation Edition

Black women were the deciding factor in keeping a racist, homophobic, alleged predator out of the Senate.

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Ex-Employee Says Twitter Ignored His Reports on Fake Russian Accounts

“They were more concerned with growth numbers than fake and compromised accounts.”

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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.