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Twitter Restores White Supremacist Richard Spencer’s Account

AFRICANGLOBE - Twitter has restored a White nationalist group leader’s personal account less than a month after the social media company suspended it along with other accounts belonging to prominent members of the so-called “alt-right” movement. Twitter allowed Richard Spencer, head of the Montana-based National Policy Institute, to reactivate the account Saturday. The company told Spencer that it suspended five of his accounts on Nov. 15 for violating a rule against creating multiple accounts with overlapping uses.

White Supremacist Groups Growing Faster Than Isis On Twitter

AFRICANGLOBE - The number of white supremacist and self-identified Nazi sympathisers on Twitter have multiplied more than 600 per cent in the last four years, outperforming the so-called Islamic State (Isis) in everything from follower counts to number of daily tweets, a new study found.

Trump Supporter Busted Posing As Black Woman On Twitter To Win...

AFRICANGLOBE - In case you haven’t noticed, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has a serious problem with Black voters — in fact, some polls have found that more than 90% of Black voters have an unfavorable opinion of him. Because of this, it’s not surprising that at least one Trump fan has come up with a wacky gambit to win over minority voters by impersonating a young Black woman on Twitter using the account handle, “BlackGirl4Trump.”

Savage: George Zimmerman Tweets Picture Of Trayvon Martin’s Dead Body

AFRICANGLOBE - George Zimmerman has sparked fury on Twitter yet again after retweeting a picture of Trayvon Martin’s dead body. A fan had posted the shocking image on the social network alongside a message to Zimmerman saying: ‘Z-Man is a one man army.’ Zimmerman then retweeted the image to more than 10,000 followers on his account, which the savage often uses to troll people online.

Alleged WDBJ Shooter Was A Victim Of Racism – Says He...

AFRICANGLOBE - Vester Lee Flanagan, the man who allegedly shot and killed two journalists during a live broadcast on Wednesday, had once filed an extensive lawsuit against a former employer -- not the one targeted by Wednesday's shooting -- alleging that he was a victim of racism.

Raven-Symoné Explains Why She Doesn’t Identify As African American

AFRICANGLOBE - "I think that there are a lot of different races that fall under 'American,' so past that you really just are sub-categorizing me over and over again," "I'm not disowning my history in any way. My family has been here for almost 400 years. We're American."

New U.S. law Would Force Social Media To Report ‘Terrorist Activity’

AFRICANGLOBE - Social media operators such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube would have to notify federal authorities of online "terrorist activity," according to the text of a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday.

The Africa The Media Never Shows You – In Pictures

AFRICANGLOBE - The hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou goes viral on Twitter as young Africans rush to share positive pictures of the continent. The international media’s representation of Africa all too often seems to focus on disaster or catastrophe. But a fightback is now taking place.

Wife Of Israeli Politician Tweets Racist Obama Joke – And Social...

AFRICANGLOBE - Judy Shalom Nir Mozes, a well-known face on Israeli TV and the wife of the country’s interior minister Silvan Shalom, quickly deleted the offending tweet – but it was too late to avoid mounting criticism. The post that set off a wave of international public anger was short and to the point.

Chris Rock Takes Selfies Documenting His Recent Harassment By The NYPD

AFRICANGLOBE - America is waking up to the reality of a militarized police force that often operates as armed revenue collectors and simple thugs for the ruling elite. Police across the nation are under intense scrutiny as incidents of police corruption, excessive violence and killing, and a pandemic of sexual assaults by officers have begun to penetrate the mainstream consciousness.

Racial Attacks, Black-Facing, South African Universities Unchanged

AFRICANGLOBE - South African universities remain untransformed with racial attacks, black-facing and unchanged demographics of both educators and students persisting around the country's tertiary institutions.

South Africans Ask Zuma To Resign

AFRICANGLOBE - These requests made up the majority of the recommendations made to Zuma on social networking sites following an invitation by the presidency for people to send suggestions for the president's State of the Nation Address.

Iran Supreme Leader Uses Twitter To Blast US And Says #BlackLivesMatter

AFRICANGLOBE - Iran’s supreme leader has stepped into the debate over police violence and race in America, likening police shootings of Black people in Ferguson and elsewhere to the Palestinian struggle in Gaza in a series of tweets using the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.

Malema Wedding Pictures Set Twitter A flutter

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite Julius Malema making it clear his wedding would be a private affair, the internet age has had the final say. Pictures from his wedding made the rounds on Saturday night, with Twitter user Polokwane Queen (@Mz_Terryenhla) being among the first to post pictures.

Bed Wench Stacey Dash Accuses Al Sharpton Of Waging Jihad Against...

AFRICANGLOBE - Stacey Dash is turning up the heat on social media again, this time in the aftermath of the alleged ambush of two NYPD cops on Saturday afternoon. The actress told her Twitter followers that the murders “are the natural result of the Jihad on cops” prompted by Rev. Al Sharpton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. “They should be held accountable.”

‘Since When Are Egyptians Not White?’: Rupert Murdoch Defends All-White ‘Exodus’

AFRICANGLOBE - Media magnate Rupert Murdoch defended the all-white cast of "Exodus: Gods and Kings” on Twitter, declaring that that Egyptians are whites who “treated blacks as slaves.” Critics claim the upcoming film ― which tells the story of Moses’ escape from Egypt ― is racially inaccurate and offensive. Director Ridley Scott cast Christian Bale as Moses and a slew of other white actors as famous Egyptians.
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