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Trump Official Calls White House Journalist 'Miss Piggy'

Trump Official Calls April Ryan ‘Miss Piggy’

Lynne Patton attempted to belittle Ryan for discussing the recent death threats against the journalist.

Twitter May Notify Users Exposed to Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election

Twitter May Notify Users Exposed to Russian Propaganda During 2016 Election

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded Russia sought to interfere in the election through a variety of cyber-enabled means to sow political discord and help President Donald Trump win.

The Weeknd, 'Deeply Offended' by 'Coolest Monkey' Ad, Severs Ties with H&M

The Weeknd, ‘Deeply Offended’ by ‘Coolest Monkey’ Ad, Severs Ties with H&M

Other celebrities are also criticizing the retailer, including LeBron James, who said, “We as African Americans will always have to break barriers.”

'Peace Y'all. I'm Out': Ta-Nehisi Coates Quits Twitter After Cornell West's Rant

‘Peace Y’all. I’m Out’: Ta-Nehisi Coates Quits Twitter After Cornell West’s Rant

White supremacist Richard Spencer chimed in to support West’s bashing of Coates.

Twitter to Put Warnings Before Swastikas, Other Hate Images

Twitter to Put Warnings Before Swastikas, Other Hate Images

Twitter said it would shut down accounts affiliated with non-government organizations that promote violence against civilians and ban usernames that constitute a violent threat or racial slur.

Pro-Trump Radio Host's Rumor Blacks Bused to Alabama to Vote Slammed on Twitter

Pro-Trump Radio Host’s Rumor Blacks Bused to Alabama to Vote Slammed on Twitter

“I rode in a multicolor WV Bus and voted 34 times (30 for Jones, 3 Michelle Obama, 1 for myself of course),” a Twitter user mocked.

Sexist-in-Chief Smears Female Senator on Twitter

Sexist-in-Chief Smears Female Senator on Twitter

Another day, another blatant act of sexism from the president.

Obama Dominated Twitter in 2017

Obama Dominated Twitter in 2017

Obama — 3, Trump — 0.

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Trump Awed, Afraid of Black people, His Mental Health in Question Says ‘Art of the Deal’ Co-Author

Tony Schwartz chimes in on President Trump’s feud with LaVar Ball and says he is “losing a grip on reality.”

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.

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.