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Black Lives Matter

  1. $$$
    ARMY, Assemble Your Wallets: BTS Donates $1 Million to Black Lives MatterK-pop can’t be stopped.
  2. protests
    Justice Smith Comes Out As Queer, Calls for Queer and Trans Inclusion in BLM“If your revolution does not include Black Queer voices, it is anti-black.”
  3. ch ch changes
    Who Wants to Teach Ellen DeGeneres How to Be a ‘Better Person’?Because she wants to learn how to be one.
  4. follow friday
    Priyanka Mattoo’s Career Advice Is a Bright Light in Dark TimesTaylor Garron’s Instagram Live chat with our comedy advice columnist will make you feel good. We promise.
  5. roundtables
    A Roundtable Discussion on a Chaotic Week in Social MediaAs new rules emerge and people test the bounds of what’s acceptable online, Vulture gathers to discuss what unrest looks like on your phone.
  6. john mulaney
    John Mulaney Attends White House Black Lives Matter Protest, Wears Two MasksWhen Mulaney said “fuck tha police,” he meant it.
  7. protests
    David Oyelowo Says the Academy Punished Selma for the Cast’s Eric Garner ProtestThe Oscars responded with “Unacceptable.”
  8. vulture sports
    Drew Brees Called Out by Teammate and Other Athletes for Comments About the FlagBrees apologized for a second time in an Instagram video: “I just want you to see in my eyes how sorry I am.”
  9. black lives matter
    Kanye West Gives $2 Mil to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery FamiliesHe also attended a protest in Chicago.
  10. memorials
    Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart and More Attend George Floyd’s Memorial ServiceRev. Al Sharpton’s eulogy drew some online criticism for shouting out the celebrities in attendance.
  11. black lives matter
    Slave Play Donates $10,000 Intended for Awards Season to National Bailout Fund“Enough is enough.”
  12. (the) rock the vote
    The Rock Asks ‘Where Is Our Leader at This Time?’ in Impassioned Video“In this moment, we must say the words: Black Lives Matter.”
  13. black lives matter
    Lego Pulls Advertising for Cop-Related Toys, Donates $4 Million to Fight Racism“We stand with the black community against racism and inequality.”
  14. radio vulture
    Now Isn’t the Time for More Music-Industry SilenceRecord labels have known about these issues since long before it became radioactive behavior to stay quiet.
  15. extremely online
    Instagram Should Give Everyone Swipe UpThe feature is a useful tool for activism that should be available to all users.
  16. cancel’d
    A Teary-Eyed Ashton Kutcher Explains Why You Shouldn’t Say ‘All Lives Matter’Stars — they continue to do their best.
  17. the industry
    WMG Creates Vague $100 Million Anti-Racism Fund Following the Weeknd’s Criticism“No one profits off of black music more than the labels and streaming services,” the Weeknd wrote on Instagram.
  18. words of wisdom
    7 Prescient Lyrics From Run the Jewels’ RTJ4“You so numb you watch the cops choke out a man like me / And ’til my voice goes from a shriek to whisper, ‘I can’t breathe.’”
  19. theater
    Black Theater Workers Call Out Racism on BroadwayGriffin Matthews, Schele Williams, Cody Renard Richard, and others have described racist experiences working in theater.
  20. we have to stan
    K-Pop Stans Continue to Run the Internet, Flood Racist Twitter HashtagsHave you ever been happier to see Jungkook?
  21. black lives matter
    Keke Palmer Urges National Guard to March With ProtestersThe actress went on Good Morning America to discuss the confrontation.
  22. black lives matter
    Brooklyn Nine-Nine Cast Donates $100,000 to National Bail FundThey issued a statement condemning the death of George Floyd.
  23. blackout tuesday
    12 Documentaries You Should Watch About Racism and Police Brutality in AmericaThey are worth watching today and always.
  24. role muddles
    Why Cops and Soldiers Love the PunisherUnderstanding the controversial fandom of a violent Marvel antihero.
  25. black lives matter
    Stephanie Beatriz and Griffin Newman Give to Bail Funds, Ask TV Cops to Do Same“If you make tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in residuals from playing a cop? I’ll let you do the math.”
  26. last night on late night
    Michael Che Says It’s a ‘Bummer’ His 2016 Black Lives Matter Joke Is Relevant“I feel like the guy who wrote ‘Amazing Grace’: You’re happy you hear the song, but every time you hear it you’re like ‘Oh no, what happened?’”
  27. black lives matter
    Your Black Square Instagram Isn’t HelpingThe #BlackLivesMatter hashtag has been overrun by blank, black boxes suppressing vital protest information.
  28. black lives matter
    Halsey Gave Medical Care to Protesters Injured by Police“This is war on Americans. This is everyone’s problem.”
  29. brain worms 2020
    The Revolution Will Not Be BrandedThe platitudinous word soup deployed from various brands has felt even more at odds with reality than usual.
  30. george floyd
    Boxer Floyd Mayweather to Pay for George Floyd’s FuneralFloyd’s family accepted the boxer’s offer to cover the cost of his burial and memorial services.
  31. controversies
    Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh Apologizes Following Protest Comments BacklashThe luxury designer was also criticized for appearing to donate only $50 to the cause.
  32. apps
    Grindr to Remove Ethnicity Filter Out of Respect for Black Lives Matter“We will not be silent, and we will not be inactive.”
  33. black lives matter
    Cole Sprouse Arrested and Zip-Tied During George Floyd Protest“This is precisely the time to contemplate what it means to stand as an ally. I hope others in my position do as well.”
  34. black lives matter
    Ariana Grande, Halsey, and More Celebrities Spent Their Weekends ProtestingFrom all over the country.
  35. close reads
    Cops Are Always the Main CharactersTV perfected the cop show, metastasized it, and then franchised it into ubiquity. How does that affect the way audiences think about police?
  36. george floyd
    Police Hit Insecure Actor Kendrick Sampson With Rubber Bullets at L.A. ProtestPolice also hit him with a baton.
  37. black lives matter
    Billie Eilish Spanks All Lives Matter Crowd: ‘Will You Shut the F- -k up?’“This is not about you. Stop making everything about you.”
  38. AMC to Develop a Black Lives Matter Drama Based on Book They Can’t Kill Us All The Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery wrote about his experience covering the racial justice movement in the 2016 tome on which the show will be based.
  39. right-click
    Listen to Ice-T’s Heavy-Metal Band’s New Song ‘No Lives Matter’A head-banging anthem for head-smacking times.
  40. comedians in cars getting coffee making bad jokes
    Jerry Seinfeld Lands in Hot Water Over Bozo Black Lives Matter TweetHe could not resist the pun.
  41. roll clip!
    Wyclef Jean Shows Off His Homemade ‘All Lives Matter’ Music VideoA message from Wyclef, to the world: “Judge life matters.”
  42. year in culture 2016
    29 Very Black Things That Happened on TV in 2016Beyoncé’s Super Bowl performance, Atlanta’s Juneteenth episode, and so much more.
  43. Talking to Mamoudou N’Diaye About ‘#,’ a Film That Looks at Police […] Mamoudou N’Diaye’s # is a short narrative film inspired by the Brooklyn comic’s reality in which as a black man he lives in fear of the […]
  44. jeezy
    Jeezy on Black Lives Matter: ‘You Have to Speak Up and Say Something’“It’s almost like nobody cares for no black men or black lives.”
  45. president-elect donald trump
    Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip ‘Knew’ Donald Trump Would Win“We’ve been saying, like, ‘Hey, three-quarters of the country is fucking racist,’ and everybody’s like, ‘Oh no, it isn’t.’”
  46. black lives matter
    T.I. Calls Out Lil Wayne for BLM Comment“There is no such thing as oppression not affecting you.”
  47. controversies
    Lil Wayne Reportedly Tried to Pull BLM InterviewWeezy allegedly let go of his publicists following the appearance.
  48. radio vulture
    Lil Wayne’s Black Lives Matter Comments Were a Betrayal of His FansIt’s poor role-modeling. It isolates artist from audience.
  49. black lives matter
    Lil Wayne Says He Doesn’t Feel ‘Connected’ to Black Lives Matter“Don’t come at me with that dumb sh*t, ma’am.”
  50. black lives matter
    The Weeknd Donates $250,000 to the Black Lives Matter MovementHe publicly supported BLM following the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
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