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The Unbreakable Leslie Jones

The SNL star gets real about her hair, her trolls, her comedy, and her future as she prepares for one of her biggest jobs yet: hosting the 2017 BET Awards.

Doxxing May Become A Federal Crime

The malicious publication of sensitive information would carry a possible five-year prison sentence in a proposed law sponsored by Massachusetts Rep. Katherine Clark.

Why Do Funny Black Women Still Need To Be Trailblazers In 2016?

Black women have always been integral to comedy — from Moms Mabley to Whoopi – and have set the stage for stars like Leslie Jones, Jessica Williams, and Issa Rae. So why must black women in comedy still fight for recognition?

"A Honeypot For Assholes": Inside Twitter’s 10-Year Failure To Stop Harassment

For nearly its entire existence, Twitter has not just tolerated abuse and hate speech — it’s virtually been optimized to accommodate it. With public backlash at an all-time high and growth stagnating, what is the platform that declared itself “the free speech wing of the free speech party” to do? BuzzFeed News talks to the people who’ve been trying to figure this out for a decade.

7 Things You Need To Know About "Ghostbusters"

After its difficult road to theaters, Ghostbusters has finally come out. Director and co-writer Paul Feig and co-writer Katie Dippold talked to BuzzFeed News about why the movie became a cause célèbre among misogynists. Spoilers abound!

The Toughest Villain In “Ghostbusters” Is Nostalgia

The female-led reboot of the 1984 comedy has to claw its way out from under memories of the original. Fortunately, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones are more than up to the task.

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