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Keke Palmer’s VMA speech on racism is everything we need to hear right now

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    The powerful reason why tennis star Naomi Osaka is boycotting her next match

  • People gather for a vigil for Jacob Blake on August 25, 2020 in New York City. The Wisconsin National Guard has been deployed to Kenosha after Blake was shot several times at close range in the back during an encounter with a police officer, which was caught on video. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
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    How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

  • In an aerial view from a drone, a large-scale ground mural depicting Breonna Taylor with the text 'Black Lives Matter' is seen being painted at Chambers Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The mural was organized by Future History Now in partnership with Banneker-Douglass Museum and The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.
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    The viral chain tweet we need to pay attention to

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Tiffany Haddish
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Tiffany Haddish says she “lost a little bit of my soul” after being raped by police cadet

“I had to learn revenge is not really where it’s at.”

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BabyNames.com's black lives matter tribute
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How a popular baby names website took a stand for #BlackLivesMatter

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

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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)
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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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Sophie Turner
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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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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”.

Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams
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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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Regina King on Black Lives Matter.
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Regina King recalls why her son’s driving lessons were different to those of his white friends

And everybody should listen to it.

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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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A protester holds a sign with an image of George Floyd during a peaceful demonstration over George Floyd’s death outside LAPD headquarters on June 2, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
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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.”

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People hold placards as they join a spontaneous Black Lives Matter march through central London to protest the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and in support of the demonstrations in North America on May 31, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.
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The most powerful photos from London’s anti-racism protest

Thousands of people have marched across the city in protest after George Floyd’s death at the hands of a white police officer.

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Clara Amfo stands against a grey backdrop in a BBC press shot
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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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Lizzo’s emotional video about US protests reminds us “the real story is not being told”

“Black people are tired,” she says tearfully. “We are so tired.”

Jameela Jamil on the red carpet
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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
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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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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
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Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

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Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith in Queen and Slim.
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Meet Melina Matsoukas, the music video director behind Queen & Slim

“I wanted to create the experience of being pulled over by the police and not knowing if you’ll live or not. That is a reality of our daily existence.”

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