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Black Twitter vs. Raven-Symoné: an oral history

On October 5th, 2014, Oprah Winfrey interviewed America’s Cheetah Girl, Raven-Symoné, in a televised event that would radically change the starlet’s …

Black Twitter

Facebook just gave us one more reason never to trust it

User testing gone too far, again<p>The past several years have done wonders for Facebook’s once-murky public reputation. After a series of privacy-related controversies and a rocky debut in the stock market, the company embraced and quickly came to dominate the time we spend on mobile devices. More …

Internet

FBI: we don't have the Wu-Tang album, leave us alone

According to a tweet by FBI New York, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not seize the new Wu-Tang Clan album. How this tweet came to be is one of the stranger stories of recent months.<p>Earlier this year, the young drug company entrepreneur Martin Shkreli became a beacon of controversy when, …

The History Of Race Baiting

Did my black life matter?: When I was roughed up in front of my house, I was surprised by who helped — and who didn’t

<b>A photo of the author</b><p>In my gentrified neighborhood, a minor scrape escalated, putting me in danger. Why didn’t my black neighbors help?<p>Chuck Nwoke<p>December 5, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>I was 16 when I had my first run-in with police. I was behind the wheel of my ’85 Mitsubishi Mirage hatchback with my close …

Editorial: It's time to stop making excuses for Microsoft's mobile efforts

The app-gap is still wide open; the Lumia 950 and 950 XL weren't designed 'just for fans'; and Windows Phone share has fallen to a new low. Things …

Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Automatic Spying Worse

Microsoft has been on a roll lately. Its massive Windows 10 update ‘Threshold 2’ has far more good features than bad ones, the ‘free upgrade’ rules have been improved and even Microsoft’s Black Friday 2015 deals are surprisingly great. But a new discovery has been made which isn’t good news – at …

Three Simple Truths About Terror, Religion, and Islam

<b>One:</b> Terrorism is the illusion of power. It only becomes powerful when people fall for it. Picture a magician who performs a variation on the trick of sawing a person in half. The "victim" screams in agony as the saw appears to slice her in half. The magician then turns to the audience, raises his …

What Harvard Scientists are recommending for a Healthy Diet

Healthy Eating

John McAfee (yes, him) on security and Android

A last minute change to the schedule at the Big Android BBQ this year looked almost like a joke on behalf of the event staff this year, but sure …

Google Has Been Recording You. Here's How to Delete the Files

This is not "OK Google."<p>You probably know that Google keeps track of everything you type into its search bar, just like it scans your email to …

Amazon Echo

“This is what erasure looks like”: Texas mother shames textbook company into putting slavery back in American history textbook

The textbook had referred to slaves as “workers” who “immigrated” to the United States<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>October 6, 2015 2:38pm (UTC)<p>The New York Times reports that the publisher of a textbook which referred to African slaves as "workers" would be changed -- but the woman who first lobbied the …

Black History

All Lives Matter: Multiculturalism as White Racism's New Weapon Against the Black Agenda

<i>By Dr. Umar Johnson, School Psychologist & Political Scientist,<br>Founder of National Movement to Save Black Boys</i><p><b>Nationwide</b> — Dr. Martin Luther King, …

Jollof & Chill: Meet Abi Diva The Thickest Nigerian Woman On The Planet!

Nigerian Woman Abi Diva Is Thick As Hell<p>Looking for a naturally thick, West African queen who will cook you jollof rice for your Netflix & chill …

Windows 10 Is Tracking Your Every Move… Unless You Do This

With hackers getting into jailbroken iPhones, the notorious Ashley Madison personal user data dump and even The Hacking Team breach, we’re all exceedingly aware of how important tech security is these days. You might even consider switching over to the iPod Touch for greater privacy in digital …

The History of Igbo Land

Dr Eric Williams Independence Day Address in 1962

Fellow Citizens,<p>It is a great honour to me to address this morning the citizens of the Independent Nation of Trinidad and Tobago as their first Prime …

Great Britain

10 Ways White Liberals Perpetuate Racism

Last week an article was published in the September issue of the The Atlantic titled "The Coddling of the American Mind."<p>The goal of the article was to show that college students (a.k.a. Millennials) are increasingly rigid in their language, especially those words or phrases involving race, gender, …

FIFA freezes TTFA funding; KPMG halts services while football staff go unpaid

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is in the midst of another financial crisis after FIFA confirmed that it has frozen its annual …

Corruption

Kim Jong-un puts troops on 'war footing' after two Koreas exchange artillery fire

North Korean leader tells soldiers to be ‘fully battle-ready to launch surprise operations’ as already elevated cross-border tensions reach dangerous heights<p>North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has put his troops on a war footing and threatened “indiscriminate strikes” on the South, prompting “deep …

Tianjin: China criticised over huge chemical explosion that killed dozens

Safety experts say warehouse containing dangerous chemicals should have been further away from residential area<p>China is facing a fresh onslaught of criticism over its industrial safety record in the wake of Wednesday's huge chemical explosion that killed least 50 people in a showpiece port.<p>It is …

One of the best Android phones of 2014 just got a major update — here's what it's like to use it

It's an updated version of the Moto X with a larger screen that has a sharper resolution, a better camera (although we haven't tested it yet), and fast-charging technology built in.<p>It only costs $400 without a carrier contract, which is noticeably cheaper than other unlocked phones.<p>That's a savings …

15 Times Calvin And Hobbes Spoke Nothing But The Truth About Life

Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes is one of the best comic strips that have ever been created (no offence, superheroes!). This 6 year old boy and …

Calvin and Hobbes

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