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.

Why Ayesha Curry became a top trending topic
From one adorable video, backlash.
Vogue and Cosmo criticized for reactions to Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ video
'If y'all actually had Black people on staff, then s**t like this wouldn't happen.'
What the backlash against ‘bae’ reveals about society’s attitude toward black culture
Just because Miley Cyrus and Chick-fil-A are using it doesn't mean you should give it up.
Ferguson protesters pledge to skip Black Friday
Hitting the system right where it hurts.
Twitter attacks mainstream media for underreporting 2 Florida murders
Twitter is fighting to preserve the memory of Angelia Mangum and Tjhisha Ball, two teenage girls brutally murdered in Florida last week.
What the Michael Brown shooting looked like to an eyewitness on Twitter
What do you do when the world explodes on the street where you live?
Here’s Twitter’s abysmal diversity report
Is “posting bad news when everyone is looking the opposite direction” the new Friday-evening press release?
Is ‘Black Twitter’ dead?
This is how white people killed the conversation on "blackness."
#SoWhiteOutside is the funniest part of this awful snowstorm
The weather just got personal.
The definitive ranking of all Twitters
Presented without commentary.
Black Twitter on Wikipedia? Thanks, but we need to define ourselves
The beauty of Black Twitter is that this may be the first time mainstream America gets to view black culture, in action, in unprecedented numbers and candor.