west point cadets

A social media photo of West Point cadets raising their fists in defiance is stirring controversy among West Point alumni.

The photo shows 16 black female cadets dressed in their West Point uniforms raising their fists in a black power salute on the steps of their barracks.

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Rachel Roy has reportedly gone into hiding after receiving death threats from crazed Beyonce fans on social media.

According to BuzzFeed, the 42-year-old fashion designer cancelled a scheduled speaking engagement at a “Mastering Your Métier” seminar in New York City on Monday.

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missy bevers

Police in a small Texas town are combing fitness instructor Terri "Missy" Bevers's social media accounts for clues into who killed her inside a church.

The 45-year-old mother-of-three was murdered early Monday morning inside the Creekside Church of Christ in Midlothian, near Dallas, where she was scheduled to teach a fitness class.

Bevers died of blunt force trauma to the head.

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georgia street brawl

A Georgia judge has ordered five teenagers involved in a deadly street brawl to stay off the Internet while they remain free on bond.

The five teens, all ages 18 and 19, are awaiting murder charges in the death of 18-year-old Demajhay Bell, who died during a massive street brawl Richmond County, GA on March 18.

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in dirty politics by retweeting a meme attacking the wife of fellow Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on social media. How small of him.

Trump objected to Cruz's camp tweeting a campaign ad featuring a partially nude image of Trump's wife, Melania Trump, from a GQ magazine photo shoot.

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Black Twitter is having a field day with this Twitpic of a young mother and her doppelgänger daughters. I'm guessing the mom is on the right, since she's the one in the driver's seat and the other 2 look too young to drive.

The mystery is solved…

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Nicki Minaj

Social media allows wannabe celebrities to play out every aspect of their boring lives online.

Rapstress Nicki Minaj is no exception. The 36-year-old bisexual rapper posted a series of puzzling messages about someone with an overblown ego on Instagram.com. The posts led some of Nicki's followers to assume she is newly single.

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Chris Brown

Chris Brown unleashed his frustration on "fake" social media followers for not buying his album, Royalty.

The 26-year-old singer slammed his huge social media following in a series of tweets on Tuesday. Brown has over 35 MILLION followers on Twitter.com and Instagram.com combined. But his album, Royalty, is estimated to sell a little over 165,000 copies in its first week.

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hoax

Were you fooled by the guy who claimed he was blocked on Facebook because of his name, "Phuc Dat Bich"?

I mean, come on. How could you fall for that one?

The guy admitted his prank in a Facebook post last night.

He said his hoax taught him not to trust the news media who gets most of their stories from social media nowadays.

He wrote: "It goes to show that an average joe like myself can con the the biggest news sources with ease."

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President Barack Obama reportedly blocked 13-year-old conservative YouTube star C.J. Pearson, right, on Twitter.com.

The president took such drastic action because Pearson routinely criticizes his policies and agendas.

By contrast, when 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested for having a hoax bomb at school, Obama praised the teen and invited him to the White House. The difference between the 2 teenagers is one is Muslim.

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Khloe Kardashian

Socialite Khloe Kardashian, 31, freaked out over thousands of comments left under the above photo ridiculing her "puffy" face. Kardashian, who is no spring chicken anymore, has undergone extensive cosmetic procedures to regain her youthful looks. In addition to many procedures on her face, she reportedly had liposuction to transfer fat from her abdomen and thighs to her butt.

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Beyonce and Kim Kardashian at NY Fashion Week 2015

Socialite Kim Kardashian easily defeated singer Beyonce in the battle of the narcissists.

On a list that ranks a star's popularity by her number of followers, Kim was crowned the Queen of Instagram, beating out Beyonce for the top honors with 44 million followers to Beyonce's 43 million.

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Dexter Thomas

The LA Times is making headlines for hiring a reporter to cover the influential social media collective known as Black Twitter.

You know you've arrived when a major newspaper outlet hires a singular reporter solely to cover the rantings and ratchet musings of a minority group on social media.

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Bow Wow and Angela Simmons

Former rap artist-turned-actor Shad Moss, formerly known as Bow Wow, weighed in on the controversy surrounding Houston Rockets star James Harden.

As you know, Harden requested the services of a professional groupie who took post-coital selfies of him in bed beside her while he napped.

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Musician Kanye West surprised his followers on social media by dropping the title of his 8th Studio album, So Help Me God. Only Kanye knows what the album cover art means. The art is a diamond with roman numeral M's at the corners. Each M represents 1,000 -- if that means anything to you.