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The hottest news from black people on Twitter

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Puff Daddy Creates #DiddySpeechHU For Howard Commencement Speech Writing Help

By Sean ‘Puff Daddy’ Combs gets commencement speech advice from Twitter. Read More

Cliven Bundy May be Today’s Least Popular Person On Twitter

By The Nevada rancher's comments about “Negroes” and slavery didn’t work in his favor. Read More

Beyoncé Makes Time’s Cover as One of Its 100 Most Influential

By The singer joins President Barack Obama on the magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” list. Read More

Twitter Creates #AshyLarryBoyBands in Response to Lupita Backlash

By The hashtag hilariously trends on Twitter after people complain about Lupita Nyong’o’s “most beautiful” title. Read More

Lupita Nyong’o Named People’s Most Beautiful Woman

By With an Oscar win already under her belt, Lupita Nyong’o has just been named People magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2014. Read More

NYPD Asks for Photos With Hashtag #myNYPD: Black Twitter’s Brutally Funny Response

By They were probably expecting nice photos with friendly cops. That’s not what they got. Read More

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