What Had Happened Was: 1/23/17
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Truth be told, the memes and jokes regarding the NFL conference championships were more entertaining than the games themselves. The Atlanta Falcons beat the Green Bay Packers, 44-21, and Tom Brady led the New England Patriots over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 36-17.
The last time before today that both Conference Championship games were decided by at least 19 points was the 1978 season pic.twitter.com/zJtCgKpwgm
— NFL Research (@NFLResearch) January 23, 2017
So, let’s get to those memes, shall we?
— Steve Noah (@Steve_OS) January 23, 2017
Falcons slice up the Packers 44-21! pic.twitter.com/By0ZJm6YWF
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 22, 2017
Flop of the year by Alford 😂 pic.twitter.com/z7bDUQphYM
— The Sports Quotient (@SportsQuotient) January 22, 2017
Maybe if Aaron Rodgers had Allstate instead of Statefarm he'd be protected from mayhem like this… pic.twitter.com/NLioOHAFsZ
— NFL Memes (@NFL_Memes) January 22, 2017
Issa conceptual hair shoot celebrating the diverse beauty of black women with fun hair and makeup concepts. pic.twitter.com/TSRgDtUKKa
— Jess T (@JessTamazing) January 20, 2017
— Helen Ubiñas (@NotesFromHeL) January 21, 2017
— zellie (@zellieimani) January 22, 2017
DC subway driver says over intercom:
"ladies did we have fun today?"
he continues: "thank you all for fighting for us"
— henry goldman (@henrygoldman) January 21, 2017
— Poynter (@Poynter) January 22, 2017
Deborah Parker, one of the organizers of Indigenous Women Rise, talks about why she marched in Washington today. pic.twitter.com/7noyx26VRX
— Matt Pearce 🦅 (@mattdpearce) January 21, 2017
Let's use the momentum of our marches & get more women/girls running for office & leading our nation at the local, state & national levels
— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) January 21, 2017
— Melissa Wintrow (@wintrow4idaho) January 21, 2017
— Southern Poverty Law Center (@splcenter) January 21, 2017
— AJ+ (@ajplus) January 21, 2017
— Clint Smith (@ClintSmithIII) January 21, 2017
FOR THE CULTURE
The Oregonian‘s first black employee, first black reporter, first black executive editor and first black editor-in-chief, dies at 89.
British cops used a Taser on a black man they thought was a robber. He was their race-relations adviser.
Wearing a hijab isn’t the way you should show support for Muslim women today — or ever.
Baltimore City Schools have received less state money — not more — than they did before the Horseshoe Casino opened.
San Francisco has the lowest percentage of children among the largest 100 cities in the U.S.
TOP THREE TWEETS
1. WOKE BABY
2. COOL, CALM AND COLLECTED
the look of a woman who contemplated makin a scene in public but then decided she was gon wait til they got home pic.twitter.com/GcqrkqK5ee
— iffy killmonger (@somalijawn) January 20, 2017
3. COLD HARD FACTS
A fact vs. an alternative fact pic.twitter.com/wtHv8VOYdh
— Michael Blackmon (@blackmon) January 22, 2017
Yordano Ventura pitched the best game of his career while paying tribute to Oscar Taveras, who died in a car accident. Now this. Brutal. pic.twitter.com/ynDMiJekGX
— (16) Jesse Specolorado (@jessespector) January 22, 2017
Good days….R.I.P kid pic.twitter.com/lbS9CWi3aF
— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) January 22, 2017
To the families of Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte. I send my deepest condolences. RIP. pic.twitter.com/mC9EihLMXg
— andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) January 22, 2017
Breaking: Former MLB IF Andy Marte was killed in a car accident early Sunday in the Dominican Republic.
— ESPN (@espn) January 22, 2017
— Christian Colón (@C24Colon) January 22, 2017
— Jason Grill (@JasonGrill) January 22, 2017
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) January 21, 2017