Singer Faith Evans became a trending topic over the weekend and it didn’t even have anything to do with her new boo, Stevie J.
[READ: Boo’d Up: Faith Evans & Stevie J. Confirm Relationship Status… ]
The songstress hit the stage during the Boston stop of the Bad Boy Family Reunion tour to sing a slew of her old school hits, including ‘You Used to Love Me’ and she apparently gave the audience a peep show as she accidentally flashed her cat to the crowd!
Details + video of Faith’s ‘wardrobe malfunction’ below… Continue Reading…
Know your ‘ROOTS’… that’s the overall theme of the original 1977 miniseries, as well as the 2016 remake of the classic slave story.
British actor Malachi Kirby made his debut as Kunte Kinte reloaded with the help of Lavar Burton, who appeared in the first production. There are also several high profiles names associated with the 2016 version including Will Packer, Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris, Forrest Whittaker, Laurence Fishburn & more.
[FLASHBACK: Tip “T.I.” Harris, Will Packer, Phaedra Parks & More Attend #ROOTS Advance Screening… (PHOTOS + VIDEO)]
The original “Roots” miniseries drew more than 130 million viewers (over half the U.S. population) when it aired back in 1977 and won nine Emmy awards. Last night’s premiere episode was just the first of what’s to come.
Check out what ‘Black Twitter’ thought of ‘ROOTS 2016’ + watch full premiere episode below… Continue Reading…
Another day, another trending topic!
While social media trends change by the minute, it’s always fun to take part in in the trending topic game.
That being said, today’s top tweets have been focused on Atlanta and what lessons have been learned from exposure to our great city and there are quite a few thoughtful and hilarious responses.
Atlanta has earned quite a reputation as being a city filled with fakers and fronters (thanks to the reality show boom) but there’s way more to our great city than partying and bullsh*t (I think).
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Atlanta’s historically Black collegiate community is in an uproar today after a ‘silent protest’ went viral.
The hashtag #RapedByMorehouse and #RapedAtSpelman began trending yesterday on social media after several students from Spelman College banded together to launch a silent protest on campus.
After a self-identified Spelman student anonymously took to Twitter with a detailed account of her encounter with a Morehouse student, several of her fellow students donned caution tape on their mouths to symbolize how rape victims at the college are often silenced.
They also carried signs bearing the words from her tweets in an effort to force Morehouse to acknowledge the alleged rape culture and make changes.
Many Morehouse men found the hashtag extremely disrespectful to the college as a whole and are calling for social media users to name the people accountable instead of the college as a whole.
More details below… Continue Reading…