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Twitter Bans Ads from Two Russian Media Outlets, Cites Election Meddling

Twitter Bans Ads from Two Russian Media Outlets, Cites Election Meddling

Russian news agency Sputnik said on its website that Russia has “vowed retaliatory measures against the U.S. media.”

Why NBA Legend Bill Russell Decided to Take a Knee on Twitter

The 83-year-old civil rights activist opened a new account in pursuit of social justice.

Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

Russians Reportedly Weaponized Black Activism in U.S. During Presidential Election

From fake Black activist social media accounts to a Facebook ad of a Black woman ready to fire a gun, Russian trolls attempted to manipulate Americans.

Alt-Right Advocate Known for Racist Trolling Marries a Black Man

Milo Yiannopoulos, who was banned from Twitter following his incitement of racist tweets against Leslie Jones, announced his marriage on Instagram.

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Tech Companies in Crosshairs on White Supremacy and Free Speech

Internet companies have mostly tried to avoid being arbiters of what is acceptable speech.

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

President Trump’s vile tweets speak volumes about what the GOP allows from its party.

Trump Is a Sexist Cyber Bully

Yet Another Sexist Tweet from President Cyber Bully

The president cannot stop his sexist Twitter habit, describing television host Mika Brzezinski as “low I.Q. Crazy Mika” and “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

Serena Williams Would Rank 'No. 700' if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Serena Williams Would Rank ‘No. 700’ if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.

Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter Attack on Sadiq Khan Shunned by Britons

Donald Trump Jr. Praises Alt-Right Misogynist for Attacking Susan Rice

Trump Jr. said Mike Cernovich, known for once tweeting "date rape does not exist," deserves Pulitzer for attacking Susan Rice.

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Bill O’Reilly’s Racist Remark on Congresswoman’s Hair Rebuked

The Fox News host's comment about Rep. Maxine Waters is "no laughing matter," rather "a well-worn diversion and act of denigration," a Rutgers women's and gender studies professor told DiversityInc.

Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter Attack on Sadiq Khan Shunned by Britons

Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter Attack on Sadiq Khan Shunned by Britons

“You use a terrorist attack on our city to attack London's Mayor for your own political gain. You're a disgrace,” Wes Streeting, a member of British parliament, replied to Trump.

Apple's Leaders 'Presently Fail' to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

Apple’s Leaders ‘Presently Fail’ to Represent Diversity: Shareholders

The tech giant has opposed a more diverse hiring strategy for senior management roles and its board of directors.

Trump's Voter Fraud Probe Could Pave Way for Tougher Voting Rules

‘Voter Fraud’ Investigation Based on One Tweet

President Donald Trump seemingly based his "voter fraud" cry on an unsubstantiated tweet from November alleging "verified" voter fraud.

Republican Senator Resigns Over Sexist Women’s March Retweet

Republican Senator Resigns Over Sexist Women’s March Retweet

Last year, Nebraska State Senator Bill Kintner also admitted to using a state laptop to engage in cybersex.

Trump Threatens to ‘Send the Feds’ if Chicago ‘Doesn’t Fix the Horrible Carnage’

Trump Threatens to ‘Send the Feds’ if Chicago ‘Doesn’t Fix ... Carnage’

Use of Fox News crime stats may indicate Trump's media outlet of choice despite history of biased reporting.

Pro-Trump Trolls Falsely Tell Minorities They Can Text Their Vote

Pro-Trump Trolls Falsely Tell Minorities They Can Text Their Vote

Accounts posting bogus ads with Hillary Clinton's logo and a number to "vote from home" targeted minority voters — even featuring one in Spanish.

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image of Immigrant on Social Media

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image on Social Media

The image, which has been proven to be fake, shows an immigration officer supposedly arresting an immigrant who is trying to vote.

Obama Trolls Trump Over 'Mean tweet' on Late Night TV

Obama Trolls Trump Over ‘Mean tweet’ on Late Night TV

Obama poked fun at Trump's Twitter rants and his repeated claims that the election is rigged on ABC's late-night show "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Police Tracked BLM Protesters Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ACLU Report

Police Tracked BLM Protesters Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ACLU Report

Police received real time special access from Geofeedia, a social media surveillance vendor, to social media feeds during the periods of unrest.

Trump's Body Language During Debate Raises Social Media Eyebrows

Trump’s Body Language During Debate Raises Social Media Eyebrows

Sunday's debate was the most tweeted-about in debate in history, a Twitter spokesman said.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

What Did Kanye West's Casting Call for 'Multiracial Women Only' Mean?

What Did Kanye West’s Casting Call for ‘Multiracial Women Only’ Mean?

The casting call caused a stir on Twitter debating the term “multiracial.”

New York Life Director Who Tells BLM Strategist to ‘Die’ Promptly Fired

New York Life Director Who Tells BLM Strategist to ‘Die’ Promptly Fired

A racist and hostile social media interaction cost Corey Multer his job.