TIBT: Oprah banks millions in one day, Mara Brock Akil profiled in NYT, Beyoncé gets loose at #TIDALX1020 concert


In the News

Oprah Winfrey made $70 million in one day after she joined Weight Watchers’ board of directors and became one of the largest shareholders of the company. Read more about the power move at Forbes.


The New York Times explores the continuing success of Mara Brock Akil, creator of hit TV shows including Being Mary Jane, The Game and Girlfriends.


The Georgetown social network accused of racial profiling has been suspended. Hundreds of people used it to profile those they considered to be suspicious, according to The Washington Post.


NYPD Officer Randolph Holder was shot in the head by a gunman in East Harlem, the New York Daily News reports.


From Gizmodo: CSI: Cyber’s “Black Lives Matter” episode is a racist’s wet dream.


Entertainment

Jay Z, Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and more performed at the #TIDALX1020 concert in Brooklyn. The show is available for viewing on Tidal and for free at Fuse.


#ohnotheydidnt

You can’t shade the Obamas and not expect strong feedback from Twitter.


Follow @TodayinBlk for the latest updates on everything Black Twitter!

Show your support

Clapping shows how much you appreciated Today in #BlackTwitter’s story.