Black Panther is here, and the long-awaited film has already passed the test for the lucky few who’ve seen the film ahead of its wide release on Thursday (Feb. 15). This morning (Feb. 16) on Twitter, the fictional nation of Wakanda became a national trending topic heaping praise upon the Marvel vehicle.

Black Panther is more than just a movie, it is turning into a global event. The anticipation surrounding the upcoming Marvel film has inspired many fans already just from the trailers and early reviews alone, and a new hashtag, #WhatBlackPantherMeansToMe, began trending on Twitter Tuesday (Jan. 6) morning with those same fans sharing their thoughts.

Black Twitter is keeping busy this week, just in time for Black History Month. The witty social media collective has made yet another clever hashtag in #MillennialNegroSpirituals, which has been taking off all day.

On the eve of Black History Month, Black Twitter has once again proven that they are an unstoppable force with the wit and jokes when it comes to a hot trending topic. The hashtag #TweetLikeThe1600s was sparked at some point on Tuesday (Jan. 30) and is still going strong today although not everyone is finding […]

[UPDATE BELOW] Laura Govan‘s name began trending Saturday morning (12/30) after it appears that Tamar Braxton spilled the tea in saying her estranged husband Vincent Herbert has been dipping his pool stick elsewhere. According to the singer, Govan is pregnant by Herbert and Twitter has been on fire since it came out.

Durags, the hair accessory that found prominence in the late ’90’s and early 2000’s, became a hot trending topic on Twitter after a young woman posted a line of high-end durags. A number of Twitter clowned the $45 price point of the colorful headwraps, although some folks are pushing back on the jokes and saying […]

Cyntoia Brown's name trended online after Rihanna tweeted support for the woman, who was arrested in 2004 for killing a john to escape prostitution.

The legendary Aretha Franklin is a top trending topic today after unconfirmed reports of her health began to spark chatter on social media.

Today (July 6) is National Fried Chicken Day apparently, and don’t let any stereotypes fool you because everyone loves the fried bird. The culinary “holiday” became Twitter’s top trending topic this morning and users on the social media network rejoiced in kind.

Earlier Thursday, a trending topic, “#BlackWomenDecoded,” began taking off on Twitter and offered some hilarious results along with some brutal honesty. The topic is still going strong as the various ways that Black women communicate are broken down and decoded for the uninitiated.

The debate between the #BlackLivesMatter movement and individuals who wave the countering #AllLivesMatter flag has swelled in intensity in the past week for obvious reasons. With Black Lives Matter consistently maintaining that it isn’t excluding the fair point that all lives do indeed matter, the All Lives Matter crowd got a lesson today when the […]

On Monday, the hashtag #EverySizeIsBeautiful began to trend on Twitter after a user remarked on witnessing a woman get shamed for her size. The trending topic became a rallying call to several women to stand in the face of body shaming and to embrace their bodies despite society’s unnecessary criticisms.