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YouTube Ramps Up Removal of Hateful Videos and Comments

The company says it took down about 100,000 videos, 17,000 channels and 500 million hate speech-filled comments in just three months.

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Check Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande and Tame Impala from Your Couch This Weekend

You can skip the heat, dust and sweaty crowds and livestream Coachella’s top music performances on YouTube instead. 

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YouTuber Lilly Singh to Replace Carson Daly on NBC

Singh, who is Indian-Canadian, will be the only woman to host a late-night show for a major network.

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Black Millennials Confront Mental Illness, Identity Crises in 'Giants' Web Series

The Jussie Smollett-produced drama premieres tonight on Issa Rae’s YouTube channel.

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Watch the First Episode of Issa Rae's 'Insecure' for Free

The “Awkward Black Girl” creator’s HBO comedy officially debuted on Sunday. For those without HBO, Rae made the first episode available for free via her YouTube page.

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Watch Premiere Episodes of 'Atlanta' and 'Queen Sugar' for Free

Both Ava DuVernay’s family drama and Donald Glover’s surrealist comedy series premiered last night.

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Celebrate Black Womanhood With New 'Professional Black Girl' Trailer

Created by scholar Dr. Yaba Blay, the video series premieres this Friday.

VIDEO: 'Bailout' Might Be Your New Favorite Web Show

The new serio-comic web series looks at race, ethnicity and generational conflict against the backdrop of the late-aughts financial crisis. 

ICYMI: Jay Z Calls Out Tidal Competitors, Name Checks Trayvon Martin and Freddie Gray in Freestyle

The music-streaming service owner also criticizes black people who are skeptical of his new effort but support Nike, Apple and Spotify

Are All YouTube Stars Created Equally?

Akilah Hughes charges YouTube with biased promotion based on race.

'Ackee & Saltfish' Web Series Brings Fresh Look at Black Women

A new web series sans the stereotypes

Flying Lotus and Tyler, the Creator Are Not Fans of the YouTube Awards

The two prominent black artists don’t think the awards do enough to spotlight innovative and unsigned artists who help the video service thrive.

Dramatic Reading of Racist YouTube Comments Left on 'What Kind of Asian Are You?' Video

Actors read real comments from “What Kind of Asian Are You?”

'What Kind of Asian Are You?' Answered in Hilarious Video

If we were all only so bold.

SXSW: Who's Making Money From Their YouTube? Not Black People

YouTube was celebrated as the great equalizer for marginalized groups in the media but the video sharing platform is not that much different than old media.

Keith Josef Adkins Is Making His Own Black Sci-Fi (and You Should Too)

TV writer Keith Josef Adkins was told by the studios that black people don’t do sci-fi. So he’s funding his own webseries, “The Abandon,” to prove them wrong.

'It's Free Swipe Yo EBT' Music Video Attacks Poor Mothers

In her satirical video, Chapter plays Keywanda, a young mother of ten who deals with the “stress of her children’s fathers.”

Young White Woman Uses Mustard, Porn to Make 'How To Be Asian' Video

If you thought UCLA’s Alexandra “Asians in libraries are loud” Wallace was bad, this is much worse.

People of Color are Leading YouTube's Growth

But will tiered pricing plans curb mobile Web growth?

Can Alexandra Wallace Yell Racism in a Crowded Library? [Reader Forum]

A UCLA student’s viral video sets off heated conversation about free speech, and well-meaning people fighting racism with sexism.