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Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga are continuing to support the Black Lives Matter movement by inviting Black leaders and anti-racist organizations to take over their Instagrams and reach out to their millions of followers directly. Gomez and Gaga announced on their Instagram accounts yesterday that the takeovers will begin today as they seek to amplify
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Beyoncé acknowledged the news yesterday that all four officers involved in George Floyd’s death have been charged, encouraging her fans to remain focused as the Black Lives Matter movement continues. The fight isn’t done. “The world came together for George Floyd,” she wrote on Instagram. “We know there is a long road ahead. Let’s remain
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After nearly a week of protests following the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, former President Barack Obama addressed the country in his first on-camera remarks about the national unrest during an Obama Foundation virtual town hall. Obama began his address by encouraging young people to protest peacefully and vote in every election, including
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The second season of Dirty John—subtitled The Betty Broderick Story—expands on the first season’s themes of lies and gaslighting within marriage while telling an entirely new true crime story. In 1991, Elizabeth “Betty” Broderick was convicted of murdering her ex-husband, medical malpractice lawyer Daniel Broderick, and his new wife Linda Kolkena. The murder was the
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Samir HusseinGetty Images The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust is openly siding with the Black Lives Matter moment as protests for racial justice take place across America. The trust, which is overseen by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry, and Duchess Meghan, took to social media to share a message of support to those who are protesting and demanding
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Last Monday, a 46-year-old Minneapolis man named George Floyd was killed by a police officer named Derek Chauvin. Chauvin put his knee on Floyd’s neck for close to nine minutes, including the three minutes when Floyd was unresponsive. Chauvin has been charged with third-degree murder. This happened in the middle of a global pandemic, but
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Anadolu AgencyGetty Images This past Monday, 46-year-old George Floyd died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him to the ground and pressed his knee into his neck, while Floyd pleaded for help and repeatedly said he could not breathe. The officers were responding to “a report of a counterfeit bill being passed” when they located
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Like Catherine the Great on her wedding night, viewers’ expectations of Hulu’s The Great will look quite different from historical truth. The off-kilter series from The Favourite‘s Tony McNamara stars Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult as real-life Russian rulers Catherine the Great and Peter III. However, this isn’t your grandmother’s historical drama—and it doesn’t purport
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