A man holds a sign stating "I Can't Breathe" during a protest in response to the killing of George Floyd outside the Cup Foods on May 26, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Bonnie Pointer attends The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce 98th Annual Board Installation And Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala at Avalon Hollywood on April 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images) Bonnie Pointer, one of the sisters who made up the 1970s funk group The Pointer Sisters, has died.
Bubba Wallace stands during the national anthem prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on June 07, 2020 in Hampton, Georgia. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) As corporations all over America openly support the
Snoop Dogg has confessed that his criminal record prevented him from voting in the past. But the Hip-Hop star intends to hit the polls for the first time ever come November. During an appearance on Real 92.3’s Big Boy’s Neighborhood on Thursday, Snoop, who was convicted of a felony in 1990 and 2007, explained that for many years, he was “brainwashed” into thinking that “you couldn’t vote because you had a criminal record,” he said, PEOPLEreports. READ MORE: Tekashi 6ix9ine accuses Snoop Dogg of snitching on Suge Knight in online beef “I didn’t know that. My record’s been expunged so now I can vote” the 48-year-old “Gin & Juice” rapper added.
Reebok is standing up to racism in a big way. The sportswear brand is cutting ties with CrossFit, essentially ending their 10-year partnership after the company’s CEO, Greg Glassman, made “insensitive” remarks on social media. Glassman responded to a tweet about racism being a public health issue with, “It’s Floyd-19,” in reference to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked international outrage. READ MORE: Here are the white celebs pulling up to support #BlackLivesMatter “Recently, we have been in discussions regarding a new agreement, however, in light of recent events, we have made the decision to end our partnership with CrossFit HQ,” Reebok said in a statement.
Left to right: Byron Allen, CEO of Entertainment Studios and protesters hold signs as they gather to protest police brutality and racism in the US, with the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, in Boston, Massachusetts, on May 29, 2020.
With the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument in the distance, a man stands at the edge of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool at sunrise, Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Washington, the morning after massive protests over the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers.
Terry Crews is being dragged for filth on Twitter following a Sunday tweet in which he warned about the rise of “Black supremacy.” In the post, Crews said the best way to defeat white supremacy is for both Black and white people to unite, otherwise society risks creating “Black supremacy.” READ MORE: Terry Crews apologizes to Gabrielle Union following ‘AGT’ backlash “Defeating White supremacy without White people creates Black supremacy. Equality is the truth,” the actor wrote. But many of his fans, followers, and colleagues disagree,USA Today reports. The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star is catching heat over a message meant to be inspiring, but instead, it has turned controversial.
Beyonce encouraged the class of 2020 to be leaders and voices of change during her inspiring virtual commencement address as part of YouTube’s “Dear Class of 2020” event on Sunday. The GRAMMY Award-winning singer touched on racial injustice, the coronavirus pandemic, and the death of George Floyd by a former Minneapolis police officer. READ MORE: Beyoncé calls for activists to remain ‘focused in our call for real justice’ “You have arrived here in the middle of a global crisis, a racial pandemic and worldwide expression of outrage at the senseless killing of yet another unarmed Black human being. And you still made it.
Sen. Mitt Romney joined demonstrators in the nation’s capital on Sunday in a protest against police brutality on Black Americans. Romney is reportedly the first Republican senator to take to the streets in Washington D.C. to support the voices decrying race relations in the U.S. READ MORE: Republican candidate denies saying Blacks are ‘political slaves’ to Dems Romney, who represents Utah, shared a photo on Twitter showing him wearing a mask as he walked with a group of nearly 1,000 Christian protesters in Washington. He captioned the image: Black Lives Matter. Black Lives Matter. pic.twitter.com/JpXUFlxH2J — Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) June 7, 2020