Black Twitter is a loosely defined community of Twitter users who can be mobilized for activist means but just as often closely analyze, poke fun at, and bond over the black experience in America. The community is instrumental in adding context to online narratives about race and is also generally acknowledged to be the principal source of Twitter memes that are actually funny. When Black Twitter coalesces around a common enemy, the resulting roasts are legendary.

Black Twitter reignites #BlackHairChallenge in solidarity with Gabrielle Union
The former 'America's Got Talent' judge was allegedly told her hair was 'too Black.'
Gina Rodriguez has said N-word before, Twitter discovers
In what appears to be an old comedy sketch, Rodriguez calls a Black man the N-word.
Here’s what ‘Sksksk’ means
The phrase has seen several online evolutions–from Black and LGBTQ Twitter to VSCO girl and Stan Twitter.
B.S. claim Black people will wait for Popeyes and not to vote gets demolished
No one fought harder or waited longer to participate in the democratic process.
The chicken sandwich war is in full throttle on Twitter
Popeyes is challenging Chick-fil-A's signature dish.
Uncomfortable Tim Allen interview brings up old allegations of racism
It was kicked off after Black Twitter found out Allen doesn't know how to play Spades.
Ava DuVernay launches debate over term ‘Auntie’
Once again, Black Twitter had a long night.
Chris Evans approves all the memes featuring him
'This gave me a genuine belly laugh,' the actor wrote.
Black Twitter is reimagining the Avengers in memes
It all started when Chris Evans said he didn't know what 'Black Twitter' was.
Why everyone should be paying attention to Black Twitter
'People are threatened by this particular power that we have.'
Black women are fed up with Khloe Kardashian’s tweets about Jordyn Woods
'This is not only an example of misogyny but racism.'
Jacquees launches Twitter debate after calling himself ‘King of R&B’
The only consensus is that it's not Jacquees.
This man is asking for donations after getting fired over a transphobic tweet
He says the tweet was part of his 'comedy.'
Viral thread of Twitter ‘hot takes’ reveals all sorts of questionable opinions
The Hood Oracle's call for spicy takes did not disappoint.
Film adaptation of viral Twitter thread about strippers to star Taylour Paige
Zola's story about weekend in Florida captivated the internet.
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