Black actress to play Hermione Granger on stage

One of the lead actors, who was picked for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play in London yesterday, made some fans unhappy for all the wrong reasons. Noma Dumezweni, who will play the adult Hermione Granger, is an acclaimed British stage actress, but apparently some people on Twitter can’t look any further than the fact that she is black. 

Facebook explains why Safety Check was activated in Paris only

The brutal chain of attacks in Paris on Friday 13 left many people in shock, but also sparked disputes about poor coverage of similar news in Beirut and Garissa. Among those who received much criticism was Facebook social media, which chose to enable Safety Check tool for French capital only. To many this act left no doubt: the Western world doesn’t see the deaths of Africans and Middle Easterners the same way as of fellow Europeans. But is it true? Mark Zuckerberg issued his explanation.