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INDIANAPOLIS — The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis says that a vendor review oversight is to blame for a Juneteenth watermelon salad that prompted a backlash. Photos of the salad were posted to social media last week. The museum issued the following statement early Tuesday: “As a museum, we are very intentional about the content we develop for […]

Social media platform Instagram announced rolling out the new in-app feature Amber Alerts.

INDIANAPOLIS — Organizers of an initiative intended to help curb violence in Indianapolis hosted a discussion Tuesday about the effects of social media and its role in community violence. It’s called “Barbershop Talks” and it’s all about giving youth a safe space to be heard. Social media can be a gift — or a curse, […]

ZIONSVILLE — A mother in Zionsville says she has concerns about how her son’s school handled a potential threat. On Oct. 21, rumors began circulating about a student possibly making threats and posting on social media with some type of gun. “A lot of kids were fearful and that comes out in different ways,” Deb […]

The power of forgiveness among African-Americans in the midst of devastating tragedy is a remarkable testament to faith. I was struck by the way Robert Godwin’s children seemed so at ease as they spoke softly about forgiving Steve Stephens for senselessly killing their father last week on a Cleveland sidewalk and then callously uploading the […]

Kendrick Lamar dropped his highly anticipated album Damn on Friday and the Internet just can’t stop talking about it. The rapper’s fourth project touches on everything from Donald Trump to FOX News. Check out some of the best tweets about the K. Dot’s hot new album.

There has been speculation going on for months about T.I. and Tiny‘s relationship, until the rapper confirmed earlier this week that marriage just isn’t for him right now. Although we see the social media feuds with the alleged side chick and cryptic posts on Instagram, a girl’s break up usually isn’t confirmed until her best […]

Sadly, comedian Charlie Murphy passed away on Wednesday after losing his battle with leukemia. Celebs and fans were shocked by the devastating news and took to social media to share their condolences. The funny man made a name for himself in Hollywood while his brother, Eddie Murphy, was the biggest comedic star on the planet. […]

The gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast tells kids they "are not alone" on her mission to end bullying.

A white high school football player was forced to issue and apology after a Snapchat went viral. Why? Because of the caption that referred to a Black cheerleader at his school as the ‘n’ word. The Root reports: Tyler Tackett, a student at Western High School in Russiaville, Ind., posted a Snapchat showing him, a fellow […]

POTUS shared that after his term comes to an end, he and his wife will be involved in politics at a grassroots level.

With over 11.5 million Black millennials in the United States and $162 billion in generated revenue, the demographic is a game-changing influencer in the areas of tech and content.