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For a lot of Black creatives, all they need is a camera and a digital platform to make magic. That’s why Howard University recently teamed up with Youtube and Youtube Black Hollywood to put on their second annual YouTube Black Fanfest. That’s why thousands of Howard University students and fans of Youtube Sensations packed Cramton Auditorium to […]

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Willie D of the Geto Boys is taking YouTube and it’s owner Google to task after a video criticizing the […]

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In a move that wasn’t exactly a secret, it was announced on Sunday evening that the NBA’s biggest star would be taking his talents to Hollywood. Yes, it’s the hope of the Los Angeles Lakers organization that he help shepherd the franchise into a championship team again — but LeBron James clearly has his eyes […]

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A shooter at the San Bruno, Calif., headquarters of YouTube wounded three people before turning the gun on herself, police say. The unidentified woman opened fire early Tuesday afternoon, sending employees scrambling for safety on the campus of the popular video website. A 36-year-old man was reported critically wounded, while a 32-year-old woman was in serious […]

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A video has finally been released of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin being heckled constantly during a lecture at UCLA. The New York Daily News reports that the video was previously withheld, as the university previously stated that Mnuchin “retracted his permission” for it to be made available online for viewing. At the start of the video, audience […]

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A former YouTube recruiter is filing a lawsuit claiming that the tech company discriminated against white and Asian men in its hiring practices.

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Former American Idol contestant, Kinky Bootz star and YouTube sensation, Todrick Hall, has always been a champion of issues in the LGBTQ community and now he’s stepping up for a new collaboration, Positively Fearless. Positively Fearless is a movement that aims to educate and help empower Black and Hispanic gay and bisexual men to speak up […]

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YouTube stars Diamond and Silk, who have become famous for their support of President Donald Trump, took to Fox News after a weekend of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, to defend Trump’s statement in response to the violence. After a white supremacist drove a car into a group of counter protesters, killing one woman and injuring […]

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While most people know that painting one’s white face to look black is called blackface and is not something that should be done, apparently there is one beauty blogger that is “unaware.” YouTube blogger Vika Shapel thought it would be cute for white women to cover themselves in brown makeup, she called it the Chocolate […]

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Issa Rae and Jussie Smollett are teaming up in an upcoming web series from Issa Rae’s production company set to hit this winter season.

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On Sunday, a shocking YouTube video called “Jessica Lynn Sanders Chicago Racist” went online, an it has fast been gathering thousands of views as viewers are simply floored by the racist tirade. The video was shared by Ernest Crim III and shows a woman, identified later as Jessica Lynn Sanders, approaching Crim and his wife. Sanders […]

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Jennifer Murphy , founder of Jennifer Murphy Beds and former star of Donald Trump’s Apprentice, is under fire for a cringeworthy and racist video on YouTube in which she performs a horribly stereotyped “I Want to Be Neenja” song, complete with a bad Asian accent. –Donald Trump says Dallas police shootings ‘might just be the beginning’ […]

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Recent police shootings have overtaken the news recently, country singer Coffey Anderson made a video giving advice on handling traffic stops...

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A California high school student was killed because of a disagreement over a music video on YouTube, according to the young man's mother...

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cellphone, National, News, racist volunteer, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, youtube -   After a disturbing video that captured the misconduct of a Wake Forest Baptist […]

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It's been over 60 years since the famous sociological experiment in the 1940s that asked children to identify which of two dolls, a black and a white doll, was the prettier doll and which they would rather play with. But it seems some things still haven't changed.

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OPINION - Actor Orlando Jones decided to do a challenge of his own, called the “Bullet Bucket Challenge.” He wants to raise awareness about “a very serious disease.”...

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OPINION - Taking it another step, some guys with a pretty awesome sense of humor have agreed to put their girlfriends' makeup on for them in a series of videos that are also spreading like wildfire...

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Cinnamon Challenge, Fire Challenge, Luvvie's Lane, News, Opinion, second degree burns, Teenagers, Video, YouTube, YouTube Prank -

OPINION - A teenage boy stands in the shower wearing shorts and douses himself in acetone (nail polish remover). He lights a match and throws it on himself. When he catches fire, he runs around the house in pain until he ends up back in the shower and his friends put the flame out...

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VIDEO - Bored teenagers and social media add up to a painful outcome for a 14-year-old boy in Crosby, Texas. Michael Symonette, 14, is happy to be home after suffering second-degree burns...

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Viral video star Antoine Dodson is making waves with his decision to defend the controversial food chain Chick-Fil-A...

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VIDEO - The newest music video to go viral on YouTube is teaching children a valuable lesson about hygiene...

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VIDEO - The most recent homage to Beyoncé, grabbing the attention of YouTube viewers is 'Countdown (Snuggie Version)'...

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Laila Ali spoke with EBONY about her new YouTube series ‘Around the Clock,’ which focuses on motherhood and marriage with other celebrity moms including Ali Landry and Kendra Wilkinson...

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VIDEO - Shaq's latest big screen role motivated him to record a YouTube video of himself in the hilarious wig he wears in the movie...

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VIDEO - When Disney released the acclaimed animated film Beauty and the Beast in 1991 they never could have envisioned the parody video 'Beauty and the Beat'...

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