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Black Lives Matter

  1. you heard her
    Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘Protect Black Women’ Is Not Controversial in NYT Op-ed“We deserve to be protected as human beings.”
  2. emmys 2020
    Regina King Wears a Breonna Taylor T-Shirt to the 2020 EmmysBoth she and Uzo Aduba honored the 26-year-old during their acceptance speeches.
  3. emmys 2020
    Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Dedicates His Emmy to ‘All the Black Women’ In His LifeThe actor won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series
  4. play ball
    Chloe x Halle Perform Stunning Rendition of the National Anthem to Empty StadiumThe sisters wore T-shirts with images of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd during the performance.
  5. cultural leeches
    Sigh, Another White Woman Has Been Exposed As Pretending to Be Black for CloutThis time it’s George Washington University professor Jessica Krug.
  6. black lives matter
    Dolly Parton Talks Supporting Black Lives Matter, Dumping the Word ‘Dixie’To use the singer’s own words, “Don’t be a dumbass.”
  7. watch what happens hive
    Porsha Williams Hasn’t ‘Really Talked’ to the White Housewives About Activism“Even though we’ve been in quarantine, I’ve been busy as hell!”
  8. #sayhername
    Oprah Honors Breonna Taylor on the Cover of O MagFor the first time ever, Oprah won’t be on the cover.
  9. lawsuits
    Renamed Band Lady A Is Suing Anita ‘Lady A’ White Over Use of the Name Lady AAnita White has responded to the lawsuit, tweeting “no weapon formed against me shall prosper.”
  10. police violence
    Andy Samberg Says Brooklyn Nine-Nine ‘Rethinking’ How to Make a Police Comedy“We’re taking a step back, and the writers are all rethinking how we’re going to move forward, as well as the cast.”
  11. improv
    Groundlings Community Calls Out ‘Whitest Improv Institution’ in Open Letter“If you honestly believe that black life matters, prove it by taking the steps to make them matter on your stages.”
  12. vulture sports
    NFL Plans To Play The Black National Anthem Before Games, But Only For One WeekThe (gorgeous and powerful) ‘Lift Every Voice’ will be performed before the (boring and old) ‘Star Spangled Banner.’
  13. vulture sports
    Nothing Will Make You Happier Than Maya Moore Seeing Jonathan Irons Leave PrisonThe WNBA star put her career on hold to support his case.
  14. extremely online
    Kellyanne Conway’s Only Good Contribution to the World Is Her TikToker DaughterShe wants Trump gone and the cops who killed Breonna Taylor arrested.
  15. social justice?
    Lili Reinhart Is Sorry About the Black Lives Matter Boob ThingThe actress posted a topless photo to “demand justice” for Breonna Taylor.
  16. racism
    Every Blackface Episode and Scene That’s Been Removed From Streaming So FarScrubs, 30 Rock, The Office, It’s Always Sunny, and the many other sitcoms that suddenly regret their blackface jokes.
  17. bet awards 2020
    Megan Thee Stallion Welcomes All Hot Girls to Fury Road In Her BET PerformanceLeaning all the way into the mask aesthetic.
  18. and another one
    Kristen Bell Will Also No Longer Voice an Animated Black CharacterCentral Park is taking a cue from Big Mouth and re-casting Bell’s character with a Black actress.
  19. black lives matter
    Jenny Slate Says She Will No Longer Voice an Animated Black CharacterBig Mouth will recast the role of Missy with a Black actor.
  20. black lives matter
    Terry Crews Says Brooklyn Nine-Nine Trashed 4 New Episodes Amid Protests“We have to start over.”
  21. bronies
    The Largest My Little Pony Fan Site Bans Your Horse-Crap Racist Fan ArtA popular site is changing its content policies.
  22. we have to stan
    K-Pop Stans Successfully Sabotaged Trump’s Tulsa RallyAlong with TikTok users, they reserved hundreds of seats.
  23. juneteenth
    What’s So Funny About Being Black?Nine comedians on how they find joy during traumatic times.
  24. my single is dropping
    Alicia Keys Drops Ballad ‘Perfect Way To Die’ Inspired by Police BrutalityThe song is written from the perspective of a mother who lost her son to gun violence.
  25. improv
    Improv Communities Demand Theaters Address Systemic RacismPerformers from UCB, Second City, iO, and the Groundlings want to hold their theaters accountable.
  26. black lives matter
    Beyoncé Demands ‘Swift’ Justice for Breonna Taylor in Letter to Attorney GeneralThe AG’s office had the audacity to give her a “no comment.”
  27. black lives matter
    Jay Pharoah Shares Security Video of LAPD Drawing Guns, Kneeling on His NeckThe actor describes how four police officers drew their guns on him, claiming he looked like a man they were searching for in the area.
  28. protest songs
    YG Releases ‘FTP’ Video Filmed at Black Lives Matter Protest in HollywoodHe co-organized the L.A. protest on June 7.
  29. media digest
    André Leon Talley on Anna Wintour: ‘She’s a Colonial Dame’“I do not think she will ever let anything get in the way of her white privilege.”
  30. vulture lists
    All the New Protest and Benefit Music Released in Response to Police BrutalityIncluding songs from Leon Bridges, Meek Mill, YG, and many more.
  31. black lives matter
    White Celebrities Take Responsibility for Racism the Only Way They Know HowWith a montage video.
  32. first person
    Navigating Hollywood’s Creative Police State#BlackLivesMatter protests are heading from the streets to Hollywood. But this time, it can’t be just a hashtag.
  33. #blacklivesmatter
    NASCAR Bans Confederate Flags At All Races and EventsThe decision was made after the only full time black NASCAR driver, Bubba Wallace, called for their removal.
  34. black lives matter
    Taylor Swift Tweets in Support of Black Lives Matter, Calls for Policy Change“We need to elect people who will fight against police brutality and racism of any kind.”
  35. george floyd protests
    The Quiet Trauma of Watching Police Brutality on a ScreenA conversation with a psychologist about how violent footage can “absolutely” traumatize viewers.
  36. police reform
    Rihanna, Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande Join Petition Calling for NY Police ReformThe open letter demands the repeal of statute 50-A, which shields police personnel files, including misconduct, from public scrutiny.
  37. theater
    BIPOC Theater Artists Petition for Change: ‘We See You, White American Theater’Co-signed by Cynthia Erivo, Billy Porter, Viola Davis, Leslie Odom Jr. and hundreds of other theater makers.
  38. improv
    Black Second City Performers and Alums Demand Change in Open LetterAmber Ruffin, Ashley Nicole Black, and Chris Redd are among them.
  39. black lives matter
    Bryce Dallas Howard Thinks You Can Do Better Than Watching The Help“We can all go further,” the film’s star said.
  40. extremely online
    BTS Army Matched the Band’s $1 Million Donation to Black Lives MatterPurses open!
  41. hindsight in 2020
    Justin Bieber, Having ‘Benefited off of Black Culture,’ Vows to Fight Racism“My style, how I sing, dance, perform, and my fashion have all been influenced and inspired by black culture.”
  42. commencement speeches
    Lady Gaga Has Faith New Graduates Can Tear Racism Out by the Roots“You are the seeds that will grow into a new and different forest that is far more beautiful and loving than the one we live in today.”
  43. black lives matter
    Michael B. Jordan Tells Protesters Hollywood Needs to Commit to Black Hiring“Are you policing our storytelling, as well?”
  44. commencement speeches
    Beyoncé Thanks Protesters, Calls Out Music-Industry Sexism in Graduation Speech“Thank you for using your collective voice and letting the world know that black lives matter.”
  45. $$$
    ARMY, Assemble Your Wallets: BTS Donates $1 Million to Black Lives MatterK-pop can’t be stopped.
  46. 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.”
  47. ch ch changes
    Who Wants to Teach Ellen DeGeneres How to Be a ‘Better Person’?Because she wants to learn how to be one.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. john mulaney
    John Mulaney Attends White House Black Lives Matter Protest, Wears Two MasksWhen Mulaney said “fuck tha police,” he meant it.
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