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Racism

  1. politics
    Spike Lee Says Jared Kushner Welcome to Bring His ‘Punk Ass’ to Brooklyn“What the hell is he talking about? We don’t want to succeed?! He’s nuts!”
  2. representation
    Sunita Mani Shares Letter GLOW Cast Sent Producers Seeking Better RepresentationThe Evil Eye actress says producers responded well to their request for concrete positive steps, before Netflix canceled the show.
  3. last night on late night
    SNL’s 5-Hour Empathy Is Here to Help You Understand Systemic OppressionSo … why haven’t you tried it yet?
  4. snl
    Megan Thee Stallion Calls Out Misogynoir in SNL Debut“We need to protect our Black women and love our Black women, ‘cause at the end of the day, we need our Black women.”
  5. bachelor nation
    The Bachelor Will Now Block ‘Hateful and Racist’ Trolls From Social MediaAbusive comments will also be deleted.
  6. election 2020
    Selena Gomez Urges Facebook to Take Action Against Misinformation“Our future depends on it.”
  7. new series
    ABC Orders Mamie Till Mobley Miniseries Women of the MovementThe first episode will be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.
  8. hulu
    Zoë Kravitz Calls Out Hulu for Lack of Shows Starring Women of Color“At least Hulu has a ton of other shows starring women of color we can watch. Oh wait.”
  9. books
    George R.R. Martin Accused of Racism, Generally Sucking After Hosting HugosHe repeatedly referenced John Campbell, an editor so problematic an award formerly named for him was renamed just last year.
  10. the industry
    Riverdale’s Bernadette Beck Speaks Out About Show’s Portrayal of Black PeopleShe believes she was hired to “fulfill a diversity quota.”
  11. racism
    Daredevil’s Peter Shinkoda Says Marvel Exec Cut Story Due to Anti-Asian RacismThe actor alleges Jeph Loeb told the writers to axe a story line because “nobody cares” about Asian people.
  12. media digest
    Everything to Know About the Media’s Reckoning With Abuse of PowerHearst Magazines president Troy Young has resigned after allegations of misogyny and uncomfortable sexual comments.
  13. ellen is mean
    Former Ellen Employees Confirm What You May Already Know About Working on EllenHint: it’s not a very nice place to work.
  14. race
    James Roday Reclaims Birth Name RodriguezThe Psych star will now go by James Roday Rodriguez.
  15. lady a
    Anita ‘Lady A’ White Will Not Be Erased“If you want to be an advocate or an ally, you help those who you’re oppressing. And that might require you to give up something.”
  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. extremely online
    YouTube’s Shane Dawson Apologizes for ‘All the Racism I Put Onto the Internet’Franchesca Ramsey, a prominent Black YouTuber, didn’t accept his apology.
  18. gone with the wind
    Gone With the Wind No Longer Gone, Returns to HBO Max With Prologue About RacismYou can now watch Jacqueline Stewart’s intro on YouTube.
  19. bon voyage
    Bon Appétit Editor-in-Chief Resigns Over Brownface Photo, Criticism From Staff“It’s Alive” video editor Matt Hunziker has been suspended pending an investigation.
  20. media digest
    Former Employees at Complex Speak Out on Racism and SexismThey described a workplace rife with abuse.
  21. reality tv
    Here’s What Below Deck: Med Looked Like After Pete’s FiringThe season is being edited around the former lead deckhand following a racist Instagram post, but he’s still a strong presence in this week’s episode.
  22. "apologies"
    Jimmy Kimmel Is Sorry If His Blackface Skits ‘Genuinely Hurt or Offended’ AnyoneAnother L for the late-night Jimmies.
  23. art
    Guggenheim Curators Say Museum ‘Enables Racism’The staff sent a letter to leadership on Monday.
  24. racism in hollywood
    Ava DuVernay, Barry Jenkins Among 1,000 Black Artists Demanding Hollywood Change“The representation of Black people in the media has long been used to justify the violence against us.”
  25. reality tv
    MTV Cuts Alex Kompothecras From Siesta Key for Racist Instagram CommentJune 16’s episode only showed the back of his head.
  26. my single is dropping
    J. Cole Drops Surprise Single ‘Snow On Tha Bluff’His first single of 2020.
  27. please stop
    Sia Mixes Up Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, Tells Fans to ‘Focus on Systemic Racism’This is exhausting.
  28. 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.
  29. lady a
    If Country Music Wants to Reckon With Its Racism, Look Deeper Than the Bad NamesEven if we are to give “Lady A” credit for their gesture, we must also acknowledge that it should be but the catalyst of far deeper work.
  30. 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.”
  31. 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.
  32. gone baby gone
    HBO Max Sort of Removes Gone With the WindThe film will return to the streaming platform “with a discussion of its historical context.”
  33. 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.”
  34. 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.
  35. improv
    Black Second City Performers and Alums Demand Change in Open LetterAmber Ruffin, Ashley Nicole Black, and Chris Redd are among them.
  36. the industry
    Over 1,000 Publishing Workers Strike to Protest Industry RacismThey’re tweeting under the hashtags #PubWorkers4BlackLives and #PubWorkers4Justice.
  37. 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.”
  38. black lives matter
    Michael B. Jordan Tells Protesters Hollywood Needs to Commit to Black Hiring“Are you policing our storytelling, as well?”
  39. sesame street
    Elmo Learns About the Importance of Protesting on CNN’s Town Hall“Not all streets are like Sesame Street.”
  40. comedy
    Second City CEO Andrew Alexander Resigns After Claims of Institutional Racism“I am sorry for my many failures as the steward of an important cultural institution.”
  41. 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.”
  42. commencement speeches
    Meghan Markle Addresses Black Lives Matter in High School Graduation Speech“I realized: The only wrong thing to say is to say nothing.”
  43. 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.
  44. 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.”
  45. glee
    Heather Morris Somehow Both Drags and Defends Her Glee Co-Star Lea Michele“…was she unpleasant to work with? Very much so.”
  46. tv
    Glee’s Samantha Marie Ware Says Lea Michele Made Working on Show ‘Living Hell’Michele released an apology after being dropped from her HelloFresh sponsorship.
  47. apologies
    Gina Rodriguez Is Sorry If Saying the N-Word Offended You“I am sorry.”
  48. brownface
    Justin Trudeau Wore Brownface to an ‘Arabian Nights’–Themed Gala in 2001“He attended with friends and colleagues dressed as a character from Aladdin.”
  49. snl
    New SNL Hire Shane Gillis Has a History of Racist and Homophobic RemarksSources in the Philadelphia comedy scene — where Gillis lived and performed — tell Vulture they were surprised to see the casting news.
  50. tv
    Walter Mosley Left Star Trek: Discovery Writers’ Room Following N-Word ComplaintIn a New York Times essay, the author says HR informed him that his use of the N-word in an anecdote had made a co-worker uncomfortable.
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