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#BlackOutTuesday isn't just about posting black photos on your timeline, these black women are making a statement within the music industry.

The power of forgiveness among African-Americans in the midst of devastating tragedy is a remarkable testament to faith. I was struck by the way Robert Godwin’s children seemed so at ease as they spoke softly about forgiving Steve Stephens for senselessly killing their father last week on a Cleveland sidewalk and then callously uploading the […]

Sadly, comedian Charlie Murphy passed away on Wednesday after losing his battle with leukemia. Celebs and fans were shocked by the devastating news and took to social media to share their condolences. The funny man made a name for himself in Hollywood while his brother, Eddie Murphy, was the biggest comedic star on the planet. […]

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Russell Wilson is catching heat from social media after posting a video of Ciara’s makeup artist and best friend, Yolanda, sitting on his lap. In the clip, Russell discussed International Women’s Day and asked Yolanda to give advice on being a woman. Wilson is also heard in the clip asking the makeup artist to sit […]

The photo of Kellyanne Conway sitting with her feet on the oval office couch dominated the conversation on social media.

A survey finds that most teachers hesitate to introduce social media in the classroom. Here are three ways to get started.

Trent Bennett, a teacher at Malvern High School in Little Rock, took to KTHV-TV's Facebook page on Christmas Eve to unleash a series of racist remarks about President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

The gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast tells kids they "are not alone" on her mission to end bullying.

A white high school football player was forced to issue and apology after a Snapchat went viral. Why? Because of the caption that referred to a Black cheerleader at his school as the ‘n’ word. The Root reports: Tyler Tackett, a student at Western High School in Russiaville, Ind., posted a Snapchat showing him, a fellow […]

There are certain news stories that are simply too outrageous to be believed and this one definitely falls right into that category. Making the rounds in today’s ridiculous news stories is one which involves a #MannequinChallenge gone terribly wrong. A group of criminals in Alabama decided to participate in the hugely popular social media sensation […]

A new report says the federal government is using social media to monitor and crack down on Black activists around the country.

Marques Brownlee was once called the best technology reviewer on the planet by a former top executive at Google. While Brownlee has never made such a claim for himself, his popular YouTube channel is one of the most-watched on the social media network. Brownlee, 22, is a native of Maplewood, N.J. He came by his […]