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'The Simpsons' to stop having white actors dubbing for non-white characters

The Indian origin character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon will no longer be voiced by actor Hank Azaria in the popular animated show, "The Simpsons"

Ananth Mahadevan: Police brutality is a global subject now

Filmmaker Ananth Mahadevan, whose film Mai Ghat: Crime No 103/2005 is screened at Marche du Film Online, says that it holds more relevance

Kerry Washington: We're still centering whiteness

Actress Kerry Washington has opened up about Hollywood's diversity problem, saying that the industry is "still centring whiteness as the most important thing

Selena Gomez makes a statement while wishing on Juneteenth

The singer is born and raised in Texas and on the occasion of Juneteenth which is the Freedom Day celebration of Texas wants to grab the opportunity amidst the disturbance going on in America after the death of George Floyd.

John Legend can see himself in George Floyd's place

Shocked by the video of African-American man George Flyods last minutes, musician John Legend feels any of his family members could have been under the white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvins knee.

Oprah Winfrey: United States in a moment of reckoning

As unrest continues in the US after the death of George Floyd, Oprah Winfrey feels people in the US are not only fighting police violence

How George Floyd's death changed Jordin Sparks' thinking

The death of George Floyd has taught a major lesson to singer Jordin Sparks.

George Floyd's daughter thanks Kanye West for college fund

Gianna Flyod, daughter of George Floyd, who died in police custody, has thanked rapper Kanye West for paying for her college education.

Sia faces criticism after confusing Nicki Minaj for Cardi B

Australian singer-songwriter Sia has issued an apology after she mistook rapper Nicki Minaj for Cardi B on Twitter

Brad Pitt donates $1 mn to aid racial justice

After his former wife and actress Jennifer Aniston donated $1 million to aid racial justice, Hollywood star Brad Pitt has reportedly followed in her footsteps

Taylor Swift says 'racist' monuments make her sick

Singer Taylor Swift is "sick" of the monuments of "racist historical figures" in Tennessee.

Samantha Marie Ware: Lea Michele was abusing her power

"Glee" actress Samantha Marie Ware says her co-star Lea Michele used to abuse her power while working on the show

Taylor Swift lends support for Black Lives Matter protests

As Black Lives Matter protests continue to spread throughout the United States, Taylor Swift has expressed her support for the movement in a series of tweets.

Rihanna, Ariana Grande, and others sign open letter to New York Governor

Rihanna, Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande raising their voice against the police brutality amid the nationwide Black Lives Matter protests

Natalie Portman opens up on her white privilege

Actress Natalie Portman says the police make her feel safe as a "white woman", while her "black friends" feel the opposite

Ava DuVernay to launch fund focused on storytelling around police abuse

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay is determined to use the power of storytelling to change the narrative around police brutality and abuse.

Beyonce Knowles: Entertainment business is still very sexist

Popstar Beyonce Knowles says the entertainment business is still very sexist and male-dominated. The icon made a powerful statement on sexism in the industry

Shoojit Sircar reminded of Satyajit Ray classic by protest against racism in the UK

A video showing residents of Bristol, United Kingdom, protesting against racism has reminded filmmaker Shoojit Sircar of "Hirok Rajar Deshe"

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas join the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas recently joined the thousands of people who have been protesting against police brutality and systemic racism

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez join march for racial justice in LA

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, star couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez took all the preventive measures when they joined an estimated...

Kendall Jenner denies editing protest picture

Reality TV personality and model Kendall Jenner has denied using an edited image during the Black Lives Matter protests.

Black Lives Matter: Beyonce Knowles delivers an inspiring speech at YouTube’s virtual graduation ceremony

Beyonce Knowles delivered a powerful message on the Black Lives Matter movement and sexism in the music industry during YouTube’s 'Dear Class of 2020' virtual graduation

Paul McCartney: Need to work together to overcome racism

The Beatles legend Paul McCartney has joined the fight against systemic racism, and says "we need to learn more, listen more, talk...

Tamannaah Bhatia trolled for supporting 'Black Lives Matter'

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is facing flak on social media for her #AllLivesMatter post, with users calling her out for endorsing fairness creams...

Johnny Depp on 'ugliness' of racism

Actor Johnny Depp says it is time to take a vow to fight against "racism and judgmental ugliness". As...

Black Lives Matter: Selena Gomez lends her Instagram handle to highlight black voices

Selena Gomez has just found an unusual way to join the ongoing fight against racist police brutality in the US.

Leonardo DiCaprio: Dedicated to end disenfranchisement of Black America

Oscar winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has joined the fight to end racial disparity in the US, and says he is committed to...

Emma Watson responds to criticism over Blackout Tuesday

Emma Watson is speaking out against "white supremacy" and "systemic racism" after facing criticism on social media for her Blackout Tuesday posts

Samantha Marie Ware mocks Lea Michele's apology for past behaviour

"Glee" actor Lea Michele has issued an apology after being accused of "traumatic" on-set behaviour, but it seems her co-star Samantha Marie Ware isnt satisfied.

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas demand action against racism

Actress Priyanka Chopra and her pop star husband Nick Jonas have joined the movement against racism in the US, and sought justice...

John Boyega feels he will lose Hollywood career for backing Black Lives Matter

"Star Wars" actor John Boyega does not know if he will have a career in Hollywood after aggressively speaking up against racism,...

Dwayne Johnson takes a dig at Donald Trump

Los Angeles, June 4 (IANS) As the unrest continues in the US after the death of George Floyd, Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson...

Dwayne Johnson slams Donald Trump in emotional Video post George Floyd death

Dwayne Johnson has hit back at US President Donald Trump and has blamed him for his 'lack of compassion' and not being there for US citizens during mass protests.

Emma Watson on #BlackoutTuesday backlash

Actress Emma Watson has opened up about facing criticism for her tone deaf Black Lives Matter posts, and says she will use...

Katherine Heigl struggles to explain racism to daughter

Katherine Heigl has admitted & says she is struggling to find the right way to explain racism to her eight-year-old black daughter Adalaide.

Reese Witherspoon is 'committed to getting educated about bias and racism'

Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon shared that she is "committed to getting educated about bias and racism", as protests continue over George Floyd's killing.

Adele: Be righteously angered but be focused

Singer Adele has broken her silence to condemn the killing of African-American man George Floyd, and says it is time to focus ones anger on initiating a change

The Weeknd donates $500,000 to Black Lives Matter cause

Canadian singer The Weeknd has made donations to the tune of $500,000 to organisations supporting the Black Lives Matter movement

Post Malone needed social media break for mental health

Rapper Post Malone took a step back from social media for the sake of his mental health. The 24-year-old,...

Lin-Manuel Miranda sorry for late response to George Floyd’s death

Actor-writer Lin-Manuel Miranda has apologised for the delayed response to George Floyd's death, and called his silence a "moral failure".

Lady Gaga slams President Donald Trump over George Floyd’s death

Lady Gaga has joined the long list of celebrities who voiced criticism against US President Donald Trump in light of the protests that have sprung up around the country after the death of George Floyd.

Beyonce Knowles: We need justice for George Floyd

Pop star Beyonce Knowles took to social media to demand justice for George Floyd, saying "we cannot normalise this paina.

Chrissy Teigen to donate to bail funds for Black Lives Matter protesters

Model Chrissy Teigen has pledged $200,000 to help pay for bail for people arrested while protesting the death of George Floyd.

Hollywood stars demand justice for George Floyd

Hollywood stars, including Justin Bieber, Anne Hathaway, John Boyega and Viola Davis, are outraged over the death of George Floyd, and have...

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