If there was any doubt about Jesse Williams‘ trend setting qualities, his latest stream of tweets settles it. After journalist Jarrett Hill discovered that Donald Trump‘s wife Melania plagiarized portions of her keynote speech from Michelle Obama at the opening night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, Twitter went in for the kill, with Jesse Williams brilliantly […]
Jesse Williams has become one of the most important celebrity voices in the Black Lives Matter movement. Following news of Alton Sterling‘s death at the hands of police in Baton Rouge, the actor and activist took to Twitter to put those justifying the actions of the cops in their place as only he can: If the tweets look […]
Grey’s Anatomy producer Shonda Rhimes had a few words to say about that anti-Jesse Williams petition. “Um, people? Boo don’t need a petition,” Rhimes tweeted Monday (July 4). The comment comes after a petition created by a woman named Erin Smith went live this weekend. Smith wanted to gather support to have Williams removed from […]
We knew this was coming. After Jesse Williams raised the roof on the BET Awards with a stirring speech about civil justice, Black pride and appropriation, Stacey Dash felt the need to flex her pen to retaliate against it, even going so far as to call him a “plantation slave” for his words. And that’s […]
Kyrie Irving was the subject of some pretty bad accusations last week, when he was seen in a video of what appeared to be a yacht party attended exclusively white women. https://twitter.com/BigNeechi/status/746406058436997120 The video went viral, as users on Twitter condemned the NBA Champ of racism, and perpetuating the stereotype that NBA stars only go […]
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Black Twitter was in full effect for Sunday night’s BET Awards, and no one was safe from its wrath—including music vet Justin Timberlake. The crooner took to social media to commend Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams for the moving speech he gave while accepting his Humanitarian Award. As Jesse went on about “burying black people out of […]