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Herman Cain

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Boeing finds out new president won't just pay whatever defense contractors want https://t.co/p2odO6m8Ml

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Vann R. Newkirk II

@fivefifths

A pellet gun and what appear to be Assassin's Creed dueling weapons

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Jonathan Capehart

@CapehartJ

What Hillary Clinton did right in her presidential campaign.

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Propane Jane?

@docrocktex26

I thought the exact same thing when I read that story. Obama gave them broadband access and it's backfiring.

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Vann R. Newkirk II

@fivefifths

A pellet gun and what appear to be Assassin's Creed dueling weapons https://t.co/Vg4O6x47mm

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Iyanla Vanzant

@IyanlaVanzant

If what you are thinking doesn't make you feel good, change that thought. Bad cannot bother you unless you are available.

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Charles M. Blow

@CharlesMBlow

Everyday it gets worse... https://t.co/oQIroLTf7z

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Jamil Smith

@JamilSmith

We will have an internet troll for a president. That vindictiveness, from that platform? I agree with @paulwaldman1. https://t.co/SImseWbMdm

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Herman Cain

@THEHermanCain

Boeing finds out new president won't just pay whatever defense contractors want https://t.co/XLcslrvwQm https://t.co/p2odO6m8Ml

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Dwayne Johnson

@TheRock

Unfortunately there is no Hawaiian ?? Wedding in our movie. But Zac may or may explore a taint. That was… https://t.co/klTxF9cIoL

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Ciara

@ciara

I Was A Little Baby. What A Special Moment. Inspired. I Dream To Do It Again ?? https://t.co/c5VU6hjplV

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Charlamagne Tha God

@cthagod

Always remember if you want to see someone's real character watch how they treat people who can't do shit for them.

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Lecrae

@lecrae

Just kickin it. 10,000 miles away. Listening & learning. https://t.co/P5pAjWShR2

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Snoop Dogg

@SnoopDogg

for tha ladies !! @GPen collab wit artist @Badwoodx ???? get it now https://t.co/fcZUzrytHj #BadwoodxGPen https://t.co/mJIyFVAag5

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Just around the corner from the Bayou Classic, black tech teams compete to take the tech world by storm:… https://t.co/Qw8Aelxp5x

Thu Dec 08 2016 01:40:02 pm

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If chicken soup for the melanin filled soul had a face, it would be @IssaRae's new series @insecurehbo:… https://t.co/jkhjEDHzBd

Thu Dec 08 2016 01:20:04 pm

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Do you think the Kardashians are justified in keeping Blac Chyna from trademarking their name? https://t.co/TmLGapY5VA

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:57:54 pm

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RT @kixxonlee: Storm ; cuz she was the only one I knew about up until a recent memory. I grew up on her tho https://t.co/EG0bPiDbaD

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:47:45 pm

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RT @DrWheatle2B: Translation: "I said what I said" and "who gon' check me boo?" https://t.co/bPKW1XKAr6

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:47:35 pm

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RT @CocoaButterNaya: Storm or The Green Lantern (Jon Steward) https://t.co/ch1l2OGiJ3

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:47:02 pm

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Christmas shopping? It's HANDLED! Find the perfect gift for the Olivia Pope in your life: https://t.co/00jlyOUrws… https://t.co/MHhjtNQHPn

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:40:04 pm

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RT @Kelle_S6: Storm! She's powerful, mysterious, beautiful and she's been played by my #WCE Halle Berry in the X-Men movies. https://t.co/h…

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:29:08 pm

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RT @BuddyBoyThough: Miles Morales cause he is a black spiderman with some sweet benefits for powers. He's what I wanted to be when I was a…

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:29:05 pm

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Who is your favorite melanin filled super hero and why? ? https://t.co/JaRmHJU64A

Thu Dec 08 2016 12:14:16 pm

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The Kardashians are a brand and they're sensitive about their name: https://t.co/8KRpe0XMq7 https://t.co/jHf2wWCeiY

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:59:59 am

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CASTING ALERT! Looking for Black hair bloggers (male & female) in NYC for a chat centered on Black hair on The Roo… https://t.co/h0ihZqiNyW

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:54:52 am

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RT @swdelta7: #speakthetruth https://t.co/RcXp3S7yaB

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:51:24 am

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@RegularBlack_ our thoughts exactly

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:43:11 am

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RT @DrIbram: Thanks @alpha1906 for this piece @TheRoot ~ This Definitive History of Racist Ideas Should Be Required Reading https://t.co/qk…

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:42:51 am

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The House of Lyon is filled with scandal, drama, and betrayal, and we can't get enough of it on @EmpireFOX:… https://t.co/2FgkZ5GmDo

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:39:58 am

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TOMORROW, join us for an open conversation on financial literacy & find out how to make your money work for you:… https://t.co/xOtfrLrk1B

Thu Dec 08 2016 11:00:50 am

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Our politics editor @DrJasonJohnson talks #carrier jobs and presidential tweets https://t.co/p3QXnflxr3

Thu Dec 08 2016 10:42:33 am

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It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a melanin filled super hero coming to save your day: https://t.co/gRTboBH1bE https://t.co/4rsRmXJOyL

Thu Dec 08 2016 10:40:07 am

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Dear Educators, Having your students call you "wifey" & sending them inappropriate text messages, cannot end well:… https://t.co/3GNOQCV15h

Thu Dec 08 2016 10:00:21 am

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So excited! THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead is @Oprah's next book club pick: https://t.co/rIJOrpxwYL https://t.co/29FuqH1u6s

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President Barack Obama looks adoringly at First Lady Michelle Obama as she chats with him. #SingaporeVisit https://t.co/dZVoP2BQK5