Social media has taken over the modern day teenager’s life. This pervasive adoption of technology has heightened the level of Internet protection education, but also the awareness that parents need to be involved with their child’s digital behavior. While parents have every right to be involved in the multifaceted lives of their teens, where does this line of privacy be drawn?
If you haven’t yet started your New Year’s resolutions, we have compiled a list of 20 tweets of inspiration from Twitter user PantheR (@). The list isn’t your traditional fare. Instead, it features things to leave behind in 2015 that are harmful and violent, especially toward Black women and LGBTQIA folks.
Twilight fans have crossed the line after some of them took to Twitter to harass Robert Pattinson’s girlfriend because she is black.
FKA Twigs, whose real name is Tahliah Barnett, is a rising pop star. Her videos and music symbolize empowerment. But unfortunately her musical talent is not why she has been getting a lot of attention lately.
In the wake of the shooting death of Ferguson, Missouri resident Michael Brown, African-Americans have taken to Twitter to highlight how the media portrays blacks if they should become victims of police shootings.
Twitter is the latest company to confirm that the field of technology isn’t diverse.
The company released a statistical breakdown of the genders and ethnic backgrounds of its employees, and like many companies, the “diversity report” does not live up to its name.
Community service organizations invested in men’s health will host Twitter chat events using the hashtag #brotherswhotweet.
The chats are meant to openly discuss the importance of mental, physical and sexual health with black men.
The Illinois Humanities Council presents: “Now What?” – Politics, Culture and Social Media.
The event kicks off the second edition of the Now What? conversation series, and takes a look at the impact of Twitter on organizing. The Black Youth Project is a co-sponsor of the event.
Singer, songwriter/producer Pharrell has had an amazing year. But tempers flared when the star released the cover for his new album, GIRL, and the flames have been reignited after comments about “The New Black” during an interview with Oprah made by the musician.