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No One Can Ever Replace John Witherspoon’s Grandpa on The Boondocks, but We Wouldn’t Be Mad If Jenifer Lewis Stepped In

We lost many things when we learned of John Witherspoon’s death. One of those things was the ability to see him reprise his role as Grandad in the upcoming revival of The Boondocks. Advertisement In addition to the series’ stars Riley and Huey, Grandad became one of the most popular characters on the acclaimed series, […]

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NBA Player Calls Black Women ‘Bulldogs,’ Then Defends Himself by…Quoting Dr. King?

I think I have some thoughts today about Patrick Patterson, the NBA player who implied that black women are “bulldogs” in an Instagram comment while defending his marriage to Sarah Nasser (a white woman). I think it’s funny seeing him referred to as an “NBA Star” in write-ups about this story, cause that’s like calling […]

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Facebook details the AI technology behind Instagram Explore

According to Facebook, over half of Instagram’s roughly 1 billion users visit Instagram Explore to discover videos, photos, livestreams, and Stories each month. Predictably, building the underlying recommendation engine — which curates the billions of pieces of content uploaded to Instagram — posed an engineering challenge, not least because it works in real time. In […]

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Police presence increased at Newport News school after social media threat made

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – More police have been placed at Warwick High School in Newport News after a social media threat was made, according to officials of Newport News Schools. The threat was reportedly made on Instagram, but it is not known who made remarks on the social media medium, including if it was a […]

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Psychology Around the Net: November 16, 2019

The 6 Best Things to Say to Yourself in the Mirror According to Mental Health Pros: Think of these morning affirmations as an act of self-care. It might feel awkward at first, but starting the day in front of your mirror, taking a deep breath, and saying to the reflection “I’m so proud of you” […]

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Lakeith Stanfield Isn’t Feeling Certain Black Media Outlets—and One of Them Had Quite a Bit to Say About It

In case you’ve missed it, actor Lakeith Stanfield is embroiled in a family feud with black media. While The Root has yet to catch a stray, the Sorry to Bother You star had some things to get off of his chest in regard to media outlets and platforms he believes are pushing an “anti-black” agenda. […]

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Cardi B Offers Her Stance On Instagram Hiding Like Counts And Argues ‘Comments Affect More’

Cardi B is known for broadcasting her opinions on Instagram, which is why the rapper had a lot to say when the social media giant’s CEO Adam Mosser announced they will begin hiding likes for some accounts in the United States. She said that instead of hiding like counts, it would be more beneficial if […]

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Jason Momoa And Another ‘Justice League’ Actor Tease More Glimpses Of The Snyder Cut

Last weekend, Aquaman star Jason Momoa amped things up in his ongoing promotion for Justice League director Zack Snyder’s apparent cut of the film when he declared “the public needs to see it.” Obviously, Momoa isn’t officially promoting the long-rumored (and recently-confirmed) original cut of the film, which was abandoned in favor of director Joss […]

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#RelationshipGoals: Codie and Tommy Oliver Discuss Black Love in an ‘Instagram Society’

Whenever I visit my mama in Chicago, we partake in our recent habit of watching marathons of Black Love, a docuseries on OWN. From Tina Knowles Lawson’s sassy quips with Richard Lawson to Sterling K. Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe’s love origin story, the laughs never stop. Behind the relationship tea are real-life examples of black […]

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Solo Dolo: Solange Responds to Rumors She Cheated on Her Husband With Former Manager

You give these hooligans on Tina Knowles’ internet an inch of transparency, and they take a mile’s worth of rumors. That’s what happened in the wake of Solange’s Instagram announcement that she and her husband, filmmaker Alan Ferguson, were ending their 11-year relationship. “Early this year we separated and parted ways, (and tho it ain’t […]

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Emilia Clarke Hosted A Rather ‘Hairy’ ‘Game Of Thrones’ Reunion On Instagram

Game of Thrones is over and its cast and crew have all moved on — even if many of its fans haven’t. Even so, Emilia Clarke, Jason Momoa, and Kit Harington managed to take a break from starring in a Christmas movie, surprising SNL‘s audience, and joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe to enjoy a brief […]

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Instagram Rejects a PrEP Awareness Campaign; Claims It Contains ‘Politics’

In a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to allow political ads on his platform, even those that contain lies and other misinformation. “I just think that in a democracy people should be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying, and I think […]

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Reese Witherspoon Just Found the Cutest Vintage-Inspired Sneakers — and They’re Only $65

Reese Witherspoon Loves Her $65 Gola Sneakers | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close Explore PEOPLE.com Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image Reese Witherspoon Just Found the Cutest Vintage-Inspired Sneakers — and They’re Only $65 this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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Introducing Mrs. Petty: Nicki Minaj Announces Marriage to Kenneth Petty in New Instagram Post

After months of talking about it—and changing her Twitter handle to “Mrs. Petty”—Nicki Minaj and her boo Kenneth Petty are now officially, for real-for real married. At least, according to the matching “bride” and “groom” accessories on her Instagram. Nicki made the announcement in a somewhat understated fashion: a quick clip of matching “Mrs.” and […]

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Amber Heard Exposes Instagram’s Double Standard On Nudity With A Hand From Jason Momoa

Last month, actress Amber Heard shared a photo on her Instagram “in which she stood in front of a mirror wearing a black suit jacket atop her bare torso, with the nipple of one of her breasts visible,” according to Entertainment Tonight Canada. You’ll have to take the publication’s word for it, because the image […]

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