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Joe Biden supporters celebrate his victory in the 2020 US election
Politics

Why this reporter’s reaction to Joe Biden’s victory is going viral

If you watch any video today, make it this one.

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Lauren Geall
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Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix
Life

Unsolved Mysteries: Vol 2 is coming to Netflix in time for Halloween

The hit true crime series is back this autumn, and there’s an extra-special paranormal episode in the mix...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Michelle Obama
People

Michelle Obama explains how the racial unrest in America is impacting her mental health

“Waking up to yet another story of a Black person being dehumanised, or hurt, or killed... is exhausting”

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Lauren Geall
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Barack Obama and John Lewis
People

Barack Obama shares moving tribute to civil rights leader John Lewis

The civil rights icon died on Friday 17 July.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Anne Hathaway just used an iconic The Devil Wears Prada scene to make a case for face masks

“Face Masks. During a pandemic. Ground breaking.”

BabyNames.com's black lives matter tribute
People

How a popular baby names website took a stand for #BlackLivesMatter

“Each of these names was somebody’s baby.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Leona Lewis, hair detail, attends the premiere of Focus Features' "Emma." at DGA Theater on February 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)
People

Leona Lewis’ story about her confrontation with a white store owner is a must-read

If you don’t think racism is a problem in the UK, you need to listen to what Leona Lewis has to say.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sophie Turner
People

Sophie Turner responds to those criticising her decision to attend anti-racism protest

“Justice will be done when society reflects our beliefs that we are all equal. Until then there should be no peace.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Melanie Janine Brown, known as Mel B walks the red carpet ahead of the Opening Ceremony and the "La Vérité" (The Truth) screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 28, 2019 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/WireImage,)
People

Mel B explains why it’s so hurtful when white people say they “don’t see colour”

In a revealing interview, the Spice Girls star has revealed what it’s like to be “the only brown girl in the room”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams
People

Serena Williams has a message for those who think she’s responsible for Alexis Ohanian’s resignation

The couple sat down during an Instagram Live to candidly discuss Alexis’ powerful decision to resign from Reddit.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Ellen Pompeo wants to know why police are carrying machine guns at anti-racism protests

“At the Women’s March, there were no machine guns. At Pride marches, there were no machine guns. But the Black Lives Matter march? Machine guns everywhere.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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“He will never see her grow up”: mother of George Floyd’s daughter gives moving speech

“He was good. No matter what anybody thinks, he was good.”

Clara Amfo stands against a grey backdrop in a BBC press shot
People

Clara Amfo’s powerful Radio 1 statement has gone viral – and we all need to listen to it

The presenter broke down as she told listeners how her mental health has been impacted by George Floyd’s murder at the hands of a white police officer.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Barack Obama responds to George Floyd.
People

This is what Barack Obama would like us to do next

The former president of America has shared guidance on how to create change.

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Hollie Richardson
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Jameela Jamil on the red carpet
People

Jameela Jamil is sick of celebrities “gaslighting” people over police brutality

“Until we see appropriate justice served to the MURDERING, abusive bad cops, I just don’t feel like hearing about the good cops.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Billie Eilish
People

Billie Eilish calls out “all lives matter” supporters in powerful Instagram post

The singer used her platform to raise awareness in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder.

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Lauren Geall
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People

Beyonce calls for change in a powerful video message – this is how you can help

The singer feels “broken and disgusted” by the George Floyd’s death.

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Hollie Richardson
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Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
Life

Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu responds to Donald Trump’s censored tweets over Minneapolis riots

“How many more of these racist attacks must black people take for there to be change?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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Netflix’s The Innocence Files powerfully flips the true crime genre on its head

“These stories expose difficult truths about the state of America’s deeply flawed criminal justice system.”

People

Yes, you’re damn right Stacey Abrams wants to be vice president

When asked about her dream to make it to The White House, the politician’s response was crystal clear.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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