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Philly's First Black Female Comic Book Store Owner Lands Variant Cover With Riri Williams

Erika Hardison | Posted 10.26.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Let's not forget all the #BlackGirlMagic that's happening in comics right now. Image Credit: "Invincible Iron Man #1" Marvel Entertainment / Disney ...

Here Are The Hilarious Comebacks We'd Say To Our Parents If We Could

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.02.2016 | Black Voices

We’ve all been in a situation where we have the perfect witty comeback to the comments we don’t agree with that our parents may sometimes make to ...

17 Of The Most Inspiring Tweets From The 'Black Women Did That' Hashtag

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.31.2016 | Black Voices

It doesn’t have to be Black History Month to celebrate the many accomplishments of black women. From Rosa Parks’s fight against injustice to Shirl...

These Funny As Hell Arthur Memes Will Have You Doubled Over Laughing

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 08.01.2016 | Black Voices

Everyone’s favorite childhood aardvark has taken over the internet over the past couple of days ― and it isn’t for his impeccable spelling skill...

13 Tweets Explain The Deadly Impact White Privilege Has On Black People

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.12.2016 | Black Voices

Since last week, we’ve learned the names of several black men who were killed by cops across the country including Alton Sterling, Philando Castile...

Twitter Perfectly Sums Up The Problems Every Black Girl Faces At The Salon

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 05.26.2016 | Black Voices

If you've ever been to a black-owned hair salon, you know the absolute strife you have to endure on the road to trying to have laid edges and slayed h...

Twitter Finally Appoints Black Board Member

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business

Twitter announced Monday that it has appointed the chief executive officer of BET Networks, Debra L. Lee, to its board of directors. Lee will be Twitt...

Black Twitter Reacts To Second Episode of 'Game of Thrones' (Spoiler Alert)

Erika Hardison | Posted 05.03.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Make sure you catch the hashtag #DemThrones next Sunday to keep up with the live and funny conversation.

How Twitter Has Helped Amplify Black Voices Around The World

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.21.2016 | Black Voices

Twitter turns 10 years old on Monday, marking a momentous milestone for a platform that has forever changed how we communicate in the 21st century. ...

Twitter Didn't Acknowledge 'Black Twitter' In Its Anniversary Roundup

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.22.2016 | Technology

Twitter's changed a lot in its 10 years on the planet. The social network's home page has evolved from a bubble-filled mess to something a bit sleeker...

The Oscars and the Economics of Worth

Angela Dye | Posted 02.29.2016 | Black Voices
Angela Dye

As long as those very same people who were aiming to boycott the show allow their hard earned money to be channeled into the show's industry, on some level the boycott would be counterproductive.

Damon Dash: 'Hates That Coonin' Is Associated with the Dash Name'

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.22.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

Entrepreneur and rap mogul Dame Dash, had a video interview with Dr. Boyce Watkins and shared his thoughts on his republican cousin.

Whole Foods Wants You To Add Peanuts To Your Collard Greens; Black Twitter Reacts

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.15.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The idea of this uber-gentrified collard green recipe from a grocery store that sells $6 loaves of bread is so ridiculous that it is funny.

Black Twitter Isn't Happy With Hillary's Kwanzaa-Themed Logo

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.29.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Kwanzaa kicked off this past Saturday, and in honor of the festivities, Hillary Clinton's Twitter avatar was revamped to resemble a kinara, the candle...

Why Black Twitter Didn't Hate the Music From The Wiz Live!

Harvey Mason, Jr. | Posted 12.15.2015 | Black Voices
Harvey Mason, Jr.

The songs from The Wiz are woven into our DNA so if you are going to remake or re-sing "Home" or "You Can't Win", you better deliver, just like there is no excuse to sing Whitney's "The Greatest Love Of All" if you don't have the chops.

You've Never Seen The Civil Rights Movement Captured Like This

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 12.14.2015 | Black Voices

Another day, another hashtag. On Monday, #CivilRightsTwitter emerged to jokingly explore what social media could have been like had it existed during ...

14 Of The Best Comebacks, Shut Downs And Clapbacks In 2015

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 12.11.2015 | Black Voices

In 2015 we found out which of our favorite celebrities were not going to let slick comments and snide remarks slide by unnoticed. Black celebrities we...

18 Times Black Twitter Broke The Internet In 2015

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 12.10.2015 | Black Voices

Black Twitter is a social media powerhouse. The #BlackLivesMatter hashtag galvanized a modern day civil rights movement that gained political attentio...

Black Twitter Hilariously Nails Thanksgiving With Black Families

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 11.24.2015 | Black Voices

On Tuesday morning, the hashtag #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies began trending as black Twitter users shared their hilarious experiences with their fam...

Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind The Greatest Stripper Saga Ever Tweeted

Rolling Stone | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

On a recent night in Detroit, Aziah "Zola" Wells returned to where it all began: Hooters. As the petite 20-year-old beauty in a pink blouse and tight ...

Someone Remixed Obama's 'Pop Off' Comment Because Dreams Do Come True

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

On Monday, a CNN reporter asked President Obama why we can't just "take these bastards out" -- "these bastards" being ISIS. Black Twitter promptly los...

13 Of The #GreatestMomentsInBlackTwitterHistory

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.16.2015 | Black Voices

On Thursday, the hashtag #GreatestMomentsInBlackTwitterHistory was trending as Black Twitter users paid homage to their favorite funny and insightful ...

Piers Morgan's Totally Ridiculous Tweet To Black Lives Matter Activist

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.09.2015 | Black Voices

Piers Morgan has yet again made insensitive statements about race on social media, causing outrage among many black users on Twitter. Morgan sparked c...

What Was Piers Morgan Thinking When Celebrating His "Whiteness"?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 10.09.2016 | Black Voices
Marvin Meadors

Equating some imaginary white struggle with the contemporary black experience in America just shows a superficiality, a banality that while, perhaps not racist in itself, is certainly unserious and unworthy of someone who considers himself an opinion maker.

Laughter Through the Pain

Nika C. Beamon | Posted 10.05.2016 | Black Voices
Nika C. Beamon

So, in honor of what would've been Bernie's 58th birthday, the Bernie Mac Foundation is asking everyone to wear purple on October 5th. Purple is the color of Sarcoidosis awareness. I'm going to wear it; that's the least I can do to repay him for all he gave me. How about you?