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George Floyd

  1. good one podcast
    Why Hasan Minhaj Couldn’t Stay Silent About George FloydThe comedian joins this week’s Good One to talk Patriot Act, the jokes he decides not to tell, and being a boss.
  2. black lives matter
    Terry Crews Says Brooklyn Nine-Nine Trashed 4 New Episodes Amid Protests“We have to start over.”
  3. the view from home
    Director Stanley Nelson Is Proud His Children Left Him to Go ProtestThe documentarian hopes the industry understands, “This is not an opportunity for white filmmakers to get another commission.”
  4. giving
    Barbra Streisand Makes George Floyd’s Daughter a Disney ShareholderGianna Floyd thanked the singer on Instagram.
  5. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle’s 8:46 Is Powerful But Not Quite PerfectThe outrage is pure and unfiltered in the legendary comedian’s new set on George Floyd.
  6. stand-up
    Dave Chappelle Drops Surprise Stand-up Set to Discuss George FloydThe comedian reflects on the killing of George Floyd in the set, recorded on June 6.
  7. police tv
    Cops Canceled By Paramount NetworkThe future of A&E’s Live PD is also uncertain.
  8. last night on late night
    John Oliver Insists People ‘Won’t Succumb to the Purge’ If We Defund the Police“It’s about moving away from a narrow conception of public safety.”
  9. ch ch changes
    Who Wants to Teach Ellen DeGeneres How to Be a ‘Better Person’?Because she wants to learn how to be one.
  10. theater
    Shaina Taub Describes Being Arrested on Her StoopShe said the officer was “snarling intense verbal intimidation.”
  11. last night on late night
    Amber Ruffin Opens Up About Her Experiences With Racist Police“Don’t let people get away with racist crap — not anymore. It’s a new day.”
  12. black lives matter
    Kanye West Gives $2 Mil to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery FamiliesHe also attended a protest in Chicago.
  13. 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.
  14. first person
    Our Brother KaizenHe would be called a murderer and a domestic terrorist. But to us, he was family. Our struggles with systemic racism growing up were the same.
  15. black lives matter
    Keke Palmer Urges National Guard to March With ProtestersThe actress went on Good Morning America to discuss the confrontation.
  16. last night on late night
    Leslie Jones Wishes She Left Her Sledgehammer at Home“What do you think that you’re gonna change by going out here with that?”
  17. blackout tuesday
    12 Documentaries You Should Watch About Racism and Police Brutality in AmericaThey are worth watching today and always.
  18. love / hate
    What Critics Said About Do the Right Thing When It PremieredSpike Lee’s 1989 film was called both “a devastating portrait of Black America pushed to the limit” and “a rancid fairy tale.”
  19. 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.”
  20. 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?’”
  21. explainers
    How Did #BlackOutTuesday Go So Wrong So Fast?Kehlani, Lil Nas X, and more have criticized the social-media movement.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. apps
    Grindr to Remove Ethnicity Filter Out of Respect for Black Lives Matter“We will not be silent, and we will not be inactive.”
  25. instagram
    Lana Del Rey Posts Looting Video on Instagram, Gets Called Out by KehlaniDel Rey of recently dated a cop fame.
  26. 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?
  27. last night on late night
    John Oliver Recaps the Year of America’s ‘Brutality Bingo’“That misconduct is in and of itself built on a legacy of white supremacy.”
  28. postponements
    Drama Desk Awards Postponed Out of Regard for Ongoing Protests“We stand together with our black colleagues against the racial injustice and violence in our nation and city.”
  29. george floyd
    Jay-Z Calls Minnesota Governor Seeking Justice in George Floyd’s Killing“It wasn’t Jay-Z, international celebrity. It was a dad and, I think quite honestly, a black man whose visceral pain of this that he knew.”
  30. ugh
    Jake Paul Insists He Didn’t Participate in the Looting He FilmedPaul and his friends posted videos from inside an Arizona mall.
  31. our country
    Don Lemon Calls Out Friends for ‘Sitting in Your Mansions’ and Ignoring Protests“Have some moral courage and stop worrying about your reputation and your brand.”
  32. george floyd
    Police Hit Insecure Actor Kendrick Sampson With Rubber Bullets at L.A. ProtestPolice also hit him with a baton.
  33. protests
    Killer Mike Addresses Atlanta Protesters in Emotional SpeechHe urged protestors to “go home.”
  34. last night on late night
    Jimmy Kimmel Begs Older Americans to Vote Donald Trump Out of Office“Is this who you want leading us? A president who clearly and intentionally inflames violence in the middle of a riot to show how tough he is?”
  35. justice
    Beyoncé Calls for Justice in George Floyd Killing: ‘We All Witnessed His Murder’“There have been too many times that we’ve seen these violent killings, and no consequences.”
  36. 2020 election
    Taylor Swift Tweets Directly at Trump: ‘We Will Vote You Out in November’She @ mentioned him!
  37. instagram
    John Boyega Needs You to Know That He Really Hates RacistsAnd his mum is proud.
  38. deaths
    George Floyd Was a Houston Rapper Who Worked With DJ ScrewFloyd died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25.