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Sports Illustrated’s First Openly Trans Model Valentina Sampaio Hopes to Encourage Trans Acceptance

  Last year, Valentina Sampaio became the first openly transgender model for Victoria’s Secret. A few years earlier, she was the first trans model to appear on a Vogue cover. Now she’s making history again, this time as the first trans model to grace the pages of Sports Illustrated‘s iconic Swimsuit Issue. And on top of it…

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Bella Hadid is “Proud to be Palestinian” and Urges Fans to Be Proud of Where They Came From Too

Bella Hadid is asking her 31.5 million Instagram followers to share posts about where their parents were born “to remind them how proud you are of where you came from!” The supermodel and humanitarian posted the message on the social media platform after it removed a post showing her father, Mohamed Hadid’s American passport which…

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The Rock Will Host New Global Citizen Concert to Help Marginalised Communities Impacted by Coronavirus

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been announced as the host of the upcoming Global Citizen “Unite for Our Future” concert. The special which will be streamed on YouTube and other online platforms on June 27 will feature performances by Shakira, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Hudson and many more. It’s all about highlighting how the…

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Rihanna’s Foundation and Twitter Chief Jack Dorsey Donate $11 Million to Racial Justice Causes

Just a few weeks ago, Rihanna’s Foundation teamed up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to donate US $4.2 million to support survivors of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic. Now the two have joined forces again, this time turning their attention to the fight against racial injustice. The Clara Lionel Foundation, which is named after RiRi’s…

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Beyoncé Seeks Justice for Breonna Taylor in Powerful Letter to Kentucky Attorney General

Beyoncé has written an open letter to the Attorney General of Kentucky demanding justice for Breonna Taylor – a 26-year-old Black woman who was shot in her sleep during a police raid. The police were in the wrong house. And no one involved has been held accountable so far. “It has now been over three months…

A still from Dax's "Black Lives Matter" video, produced by Barba Sauce and filmed by Damien Sandoval. (Source: YouTube)

Dax is Donating Proceeds of “Black Lives Matter” Song to Help End Police Brutality

Dax has released his powerful new song “Black Lives Matter” about racial injustice and the need for change – and he’s donating the proceeds to help fight police brutality. The Nigerian-Canadian artist begins the song with the words “I can’t breathe” and later, goes on to mention the families of George Floyd and the many…

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J-Lo, Madonna and Other Celebs Attend Black Lives Matter Protests

Celebrities are not only using their social media platforms to highlight racism and police brutality following the death of George Floyd – many are also turning up to protests to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement: Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodrigues recently attended a protest in their local community holding signs made by JLo’s twins…

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Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand Donate $100 Million to Racial Equality Causes

Legendary basketball star Michael Jordan is doing his part to support the Black Lives Matter movement. In a statement released on social media, Jordan and the Jordan Brand will donate US $100 million over the next 10 years to causes advancing racial equality. “We represent a proud family that has overcome obstacles, fought against discrimination in communities worldwide and…

Nakkiah Lui on The Project TV (Photo: Channel 10)

“What Would You Do?” Nakkiah Lui’s Powerful Message for Australia

Nakkiah Lui is urging non-Indigenous Australians to think about the police brutality and racism experienced by First Nations people, as the Black Lives Matter protests continue across the US. The actress and writer who is a Gamillaroi and Torres Strait Islander woman, has appeared on Channel 10’s The Project to discuss Australia’s own horrors and encourage…

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Jay-Z Urges Leaders to “Do What is Right” Following Death of George Floyd

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is urging those in power to “do what is right” following the death of George Floyd. The rapper, entrepreneur and philanthropist issued a public statement on the Shawn Carter Foundation’s social media accounts thanking Minnesota Governor Tim Walz for calling in Attorney General Keith Ellison to take over prosecution of the Floyd case and calling…

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Halsey and Yungblud are Helping Injured Protestors in Los Angeles

Singers Halsey and Yungblud are in Santa Monica once again protesting against racism and police brutality – and this time, they’re pleading for anyone with medical training to standby on the outskirts of the rallies to treat people who are injured. “I don’t know how to articulate the horrors of today,” Halsey writes on Twitter. “We…

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Rihanna, Beyoncé and Oprah Speak Out About the Death of George Floyd

Rihanna, Beyoncé and Oprah have added their voices to the hundreds of thousands of people condemning racism and police brutality following the death of African American man George Floyd.  A video of the 46-year-old has emerged showing him lying on the ground, handcuffed, with a white police officer’s knee on his neck. Some of his last words…

Chrissy Teigen and Other Celebs Bailing Out Protestors in the US

Chrissy Teigen is one of dozens of celebrities standing in solidarity with protestors in Minnesota and across America. The model, author and philanthropist has pledged to donate $200,000 to help bail out those who are arrested protesting police brutality following the recent death of George Floyd – a 46-year-old African-American man, who was filmed lying on…

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