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  1. black lives matter
    T.I. Calls Out Lil Wayne for BLM Comment“There is no such thing as oppression not affecting you.”
  2. controversies
    Lil Wayne Reportedly Tried to Pull BLM InterviewWeezy allegedly let go of his publicists following the appearance.
  3. radio vulture
    Lil Wayne’s Black Lives Matter Comments Were a Betrayal of His FansIt’s poor role-modeling. It isolates artist from audience.
  4. 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.”
  5. 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.
  6. 2016 olympics
    Was Gabby Douglas’s National Anthem Stance a Silent Black Lives Matter Protest?She was called out for not putting her hand over her heart during the national anthem.
  7. pop music
    Is Culture Borrowing Always Theft?Jesse Williams, Justin Timberlake, and the hotly contested new (and still-simmering old) debates over cultural appropriation in pop music. 
  8. Singer Andra Day Performs ‘Rise Up’ at the Democratic National ConventionStart crying.
  9. last night on late night
    Full Frontal Asks RNC If Black Lives MatterAll lives matter?
  10. police brutality
    Beyoncé, Rihanna Join Anti-Violence PetitionAlicia Keys, Chance the Rapper, and more speak for those killed by police brutality.
  11. oh canada!
    Tenors Apologize for Singing ‘All Lives Matter’The group lays the fault on a “lone wolf” who they have since suspended.
  12. party chat
    12 Celebs on the Problem With ‘All Lives Matter’“Yes, all lives matter, but the lives that we’re talking about right now are black lives, because those are the ones in acute danger.”
  13. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Schools Rudy Giuliani on BLM“Don’t ever start a sentence with the phrase, ‘If I were a black father …’”
  14. black lives matter
    Jay Z, Miguel, and Swizz Beatz Pen Protest SongsThe tracks are in response to the deadly shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and police officers in Dallas.
  15. i can’t breathe
    Eric Garner’s Family Releases a Song Titled ‘I Can’t Breathe’Garner’s sister sings and his brother raps.
  16. michael b. jordan
    Read Michael B. Jordan’s Powerful Words About Police Brutality“It could have easily been myself.”
  17. Snoop Dogg and the Game Lead L.A. ProtestThe march ended outside the LAPD headquarters.
  18. black lives matter
    Kim Kardashian on Black Lives Matter: ‘Hashtags Are Not Enough’“I want my children to grow up knowing that their lives matter.”
  19. last nigt on late night
    Trevor Noah Calls for Better Police Practices“This isn’t just a black problem, this is an American problem.”
  20. police brutality
    Beyoncé Writes Note Condemning Police BrutalityShe’s urging people to contact their local governments and demand change.
  21. bet awards 2016
    Watch Jesse Williams’s Speech at the BET Awards“Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real.”
  22. festivals
    Afropunk Stands by M.I.A. But Says #BLMM.I.A. will perform at the London festival.
  23. right-click
    M.I.A. Shares New Song, ‘POC That Still a Ryda’“I’m here for every color, including Black Lives Matter.”
  24. missed opportunities
    Beyonce Asked Anchor to Use Anti-Bey DiatribeThe criticism focused on Bey’s use of Black Panther imagery.
  25. casting couch
    Amandla Stenberg to Continue Being a Very Woke Teen in Black Lives Matter MovieAn adaptation of Angela Thomas’s upcoming debut novel.
  26. comedy
    UCB Stand-up Set Casually Taken Over by Black Lives Matter Protesters The comedian thought it was a joke.
  27. chat room
    Kenya Barris on Black-ish’s Politically Charged Police-Brutality Episode“You feel like someone’s pulled the towel out from under you after you got out of the shower.”
  28. black lives matter
    Tidal Is Donating $1.5 Million to Charities, Including Black Lives MatterJay Z’s company raised the money at last year’s Tidal X: 10/20 concert.
  29. sundance 2016
    Gabrielle Union Disappears in Birth of a Nation“I asked for her not to have any lines. It’s more symbolic of the lack of control or power that black women had, and have, over our own bodies.”
  30. black lives matter
    Vic Mensa Joins Laquan McDonald Protest Footage of a Chicago police officer shooting the black teen 16 times was released on Tuesday.
  31. hot topics
    Jeezy on Obama’s Shortcomings, His New Album, and Black Lives Matter“He has a little over a year left to turn up.”
  32. protest
    More Police Unions Across the Country Call for Quentin Tarantino Boycott“The police officers that Quentin Tarantino calls ‘murderers’ aren’t living in one of his depraved big-screen fantasies.”
  33. Blood Orange’s Deeply Moving New Song in Memory of Sandra BlandDev Hynes shared the song’s devastating lyrics over the weekend.
  34. close reads
    Empire’s Soapy Take on Social Justice Is Also Very NuancedThe show’s lack of subtlety and moralizing serves the larger point better than earnestness.
  35. artists being leaders
    Lil B Spent His Birthday Talking Politics on TVWhat a guy.
  36. black lives matter
    Jay Z and Beyoncé Reportedly Bailed Out ‘Black Lives Matter’ ProtestersSecretly, of course.