TIBT: EBONY releases controversial Cosby cover, Issa Rae headed to HBO, #GreatMomentsInBlackTwitterHistory

The hashtag #GreatMomentsInBlackTwitterHistory was created by @ChristyyRay to highlight the most viral moments within the network. More than 200,000 tweets were sent with the hashtag. Below is the most retweeted tweet of the pack.

In the News

In next month’s issue of EBONY, Goldie Taylor examines the relationship between the accusations against Bill Cosby and the lasting reverence of The Cosby Show. The story was tweeted with the accompanying hashtag #CosbyVsCliff.

The Guardian reports that only 224 of 18,000 U.S. law enforcement agencies reported a fatal shooting by their officers to the FBI.

Deadspin’s Greg Howard wrote a scathing response to outgoing ESPN editor Jason Whitlock in which he called him “a lonely, sad figure.”

Martese Johnson, the University of Virginia student assaulted by officers last spring, spoke to Vanity Fair about his life since the incident.

Taylor Swift talks in GQ about a number of subjects, including the story behind her controversial video for “Wildest Dreams.”


@IssaRae will make her television debut in “Insecure,” a new series picked up by HBO.

Most shared stories:

Deadline Hollywood: Issa Rae Comedy ‘Insecure’ Gets HBO Series Order
The Root: HBO Picks Up Issa Rae’s 30-Minute Comedy Series Insecure

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On #Scandal, Quinn & Huck are brought in to deal with the media storm around Olivia.


From Esquire: A high school principal lost her job after appearing in twerk-heavy Trey Songz video

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