TIBT: The Wiz sparkles onscreen; Coldplay to headline the Super Bowl; George Zimmerman suspended from Twitter

“The Wiz Live!” debuted Thursday night to rave reviews from Twitter audiences. More than 980,000 tweets with the hashtags #TheWiz and #TheWizLive were sent during the show’s East Coast airing.

Coldplay will headline the halftime show at the 2016 Super Bowl, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The Senate passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal Obamacare.

NBC New York: Senate Set to OK GOP Bill Unraveling Healthcare Law, Defunding Planned Parenthood

George Zimmerman, the man acquitted of killing Trayvon Martin, was suspended from Twitter after posting his alleged ex’s nudes, The Daily Dot reports.

Four Louisiana prison officers were charged in death of Nimali Henry, a young mother who died behind bars, the Huffington Post reports.

The city of Chicago will release a dashcam video showing an officer shooting and killing Ronald Johnson, according to DNAinfo.

Doreen St. Felix (@dstfelix) writes for The Fader about how corporations profit from black teens’ viral content.


PETA’s protest raised eyebrows.

Hello? 1995?

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