Justin Timberlake Urges Homestate Of Tennessee To Remove ‘Racist Monuments’

Memphis native Justin Timberlake has joined in the fight to have Confederate statues taken down. He wants symbols of ‘men who proudly owned and abused Black people’ be removed across the south and throughout the U.S. Justin Timberlake is making it known that he wants to see Confederate monuments taken down, as it is one […]

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Michelle Tidball: 5 Things To Know About Kanye West’s Running Mate In 2020 Election

Four days after announcing that he’s joined the 2020 election race, Kanye West revealed that he already has a running mate. Learn more about Michelle Tidball, a Wyoming preacher who could be Ye’s VP. Though Kanye West has yet to file any paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, and has missed the deadline to appear […]

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Denise Richards Reveals Husband Aaron Will Stand In For Love Scenes On ‘The Bold & The Beautiful’

Denise Richards’ husband, Aaron Phypers has joined ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ as a stand-in for the resumption of filming amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The actress revealed on the July 7 episode of ‘The Talk’ that her husband has already joined her for intimate scenes! Denise Richards has a new love interest on The Bold […]

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Brie Larson Launches New Youtube Channel To Foster Talks Of ‘Inclusion’ & ‘Anti-Racism’ — Watch

Brie Larson has officially joined the world of YouTube where the 30-year-old brought on a slew of fascinating people to discuss a bunch of very timely topics in her debut video. Welcome! Brie Larson has already conquered the entertainment industry with all her major award wins and now she’s trying something else out by launching […]

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Regal parent company joins AMC in delaying reopening as big films postponed

Regal parent Cineworld joined AMC on Tuesday in delaying its reopening date, after Hollywood blockbusters “Tenet” and “Mulan” postponed their releases by several weeks amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases. The chain said it’s pushing the reopening of its US Regal theaters and its UK and Ireland chains from July 10 to July 31. The […]

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This day in sports: Giants slugger Willie McCovey hits 500th home run

Willie McCovey of the San Francisco Giants joined one of baseball’s elite groups on this date in 1978 when he hit his 500th home run in the first game of a doubleheader against the Braves at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. McCovey, who was in his 20th big league season, connected against left-hander Jamie Easterly in the […]

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Top conservatives demand answers on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill US troops

One of the top Republican lawmakers in the House joined on Sunday a growing list of legislators calling on the Trump administration to explain what it knew about the reports that Russian intelligence agents offered to pay bounties to Afghan militants who killed U.S. troops in the country. House Republican Conference chair Liz Cheney of […]

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Jada Pinkett Smith’s Kids Willow & Jaden Join Her At Rally As They Fight For Justice For Breonna Taylor — Pic

Jada Pinkett Smith is using her voice to call for change! The actress was joined by her children when she spoke at a rally demanding justice for Breonna Taylor. Jada Pinkett Smith is such a great role model for her kids! The mom-of-two led by example when she attended a Black Lives Matter rally, and was […]

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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, in latest statehood push, says federal government ‘encroaches’ on autonomy

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joined congressional leadership in a press conference Thursday, one day ahead of the House of Representative’s vote on D.C. statehood. “We know that everyone all across the United States now knows and recognizes the plight of Washington, D.C.,” Bowser said Thursday. “Not only do we not have voting senators and our […]

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Elton John Demands Change After George Floyd’s Death: ‘The System Is Rigged Against Black People’

In a powerful interview, Sir Elton John, who was joined by husband David Furnish, discussed the change that must happen to stop the killings of Black people by police. He also revealed that his AIDS foundation is helping to ‘amplify’ change. Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish discussed police brutality, equality, COVID-19, and a […]

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Ben & Jerry’s, Eddie Bauer join Facebook ad boycott

Ben & Jerry’s and Eddie Bauer have joined a Facebook advertising boycott over concerns about how the social-media giant handles hate speech. The ice-cream brand and the sportswear retailer pledged Tuesday to pause Facebook and Instagram ad spending for July in support of the “#StopHateForProfit” campaign launched by a coalition of civil-rights groups. In a […]

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Useful Idiots: Dr. Cornel West on Protests, Bernie’s Campaign, His New Podcast

In this week’s quarantine episode of our Useful Idiots podcast, Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper are joined by Dr. Cornel West, a philosopher, activist, author, and Harvard University professor. Our hosts break down the Hilary Clinton’s endorsement of Eliot Engel, an incumbent U.S. Representative for New York’s 16th congressional district in the Bronx and Westchester, who is being […]

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George Floyd Killing Gives France Its Own Reckoning on Race

BOBIGNY, France — Luc Pechangou had never joined a protest before, not even when his own neighborhood just outside Paris was convulsed with anger over the violent arrest of a young black man from the area in 2017. It was instead the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis that led him to join an anti-racism […]

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Robert Gates Calls to Replace Base Names From ‘Dark Side of Our History’

Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates joined the call on Sunday to rename Army bases named after Confederate generals despite President Trump’s opposition, saying that it was time to rid the American military of symbols that represent “the dark side of our history.” Mr. Gates, who was appointed defense secretary by President George W. Bush […]

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Useful Idiots: Shahid Buttar on Police Reform, Kente Cloth, Running Against Nancy Pelosi

In this week’s quarantine episode of our Useful Idiots podcast, Matt Taibbi and Katie Halper are joined once again by Shahid Buttar, the San Francisco attorney and community organizer who is running against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Our hosts break down Congressional Democrats kneeling for 8 minutes and 46 seconds while wearing African Kente cloth scarves, during the […]

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Aaron Paul Channels His ‘Breaking Bad’ Character In Celeb-Filled PSA Against Racism — Watch

Aaron Paul, Kristen Bell and more celebs have joined together for a PSA video about fighting racism — but the clip is getting dragged online. Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul channeled his iconic character Jesse Pinkman when he participated in a PSA video about “taking responsibility” for racism. Fellow A-listers Kesha, Sarah Paulson, Julianne Moore, and Kristen […]

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Tom Morello responds to fan just realizing Rage Against the Machine is political

Guitarist Tom Morello joined the rest of Twitter in piling on a fan who claimed he no longer liked Rage Against the Machine since they’ve become political. The fan, Scott Casteneda, seemingly just realized he had been listening to one of the most popular political rock groups all along when he tweeted at Morello Tuesday […]

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Eddie Redmayne Calls For ‘Respect For Transgender People’ After J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Trans Tweets

Eddie Redmayne joined the list of ‘Potterverse’ stars criticizing J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans tweets. The ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star denounced her comments and said that it’s time we support the trans community. “Respect for transgender people remains a cultural imperative, and over the years I have been trying to constantly educate myself,” Eddie Redmayne, star of J.K. […]

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Channing Tatum & Jamie Foxx Join Mourners At George Floyd’s Houston Funeral — See Pics Of The Somber Service

Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx joined thousands in Houston, Texas on June 9 to remember George Floyd, who was tragically killed at the hands of police on May 25. See photos from the third memorial and funeral service in his honor. UPDATE (6/9/20 @ 3:15PM ET): Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum were among thousands of mourners who […]

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Police show less force as peaceful protests push reform

Police around the U.S. took a less aggressive stance and even sometimes joined protesters demanding a reckoning with institutional racism, as leaders in the city at the center of the latest call for police reforms pushed Sunday to dismantle its department. Two weeks after George Floyd, a black unemployed bouncer, died in Minneapolis after a […]

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Colin Powell: ‘The Country Is Wise to Trump. We’re Not Going to Put Up With Him Anymore’

Retired four-star general and former Republican secretary of state Colin Powell joined other former top military officials who have recently spoken out against President Trump’s handling of the police brutality protests, saying that Trump has “drifted away” from the Constitution. Powell also said that he will vote for the Democratic candidate for president come November. […]

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Madonna, 61, Limps Through London’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest In Crutches — See Pics

Despite being on crutches, Madonna chanted ‘no justice, no peace’ as she joined thousands on the streets of London, England in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. An injury isn’t stopping Madonna, 61, from protesting! The Music star was spotted amidst the crowd at a Black Lives Matter march in London, England on Friday, June […]

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Fran Spielman interviews Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Jack Lavin

Sun-Times Media Sun-Times City Hall reporter Fran Spielman is joined by president and CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce to discuss the city’s reopening plan, economic recovery after the pandemic and where the plan for a Chicago casino stands. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Luminary | Spotify | Stitcher

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George Floyd’s Family March With Protesters In Houston — See Moving Photos

On June 2, George Floyd’s family was joined by hundreds of protesters in Houston, as they walked peacefully in the wake of George’s death on May 25 and the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice. George Floyd‘s family walked arm in arm with protesters in Houston, TX near Discovery Green park on June […]

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