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Singer Dolly Parton standing on stage with a microphone, smiling. She wears a yellow jacket with red flowers on them.

Dolly Parton Reminds World “White Asses” Aren’t the Only Ones that Matter

Dolly Parton has everyone talking today about a brilliant, in-depth interview she gave to Billboard where she discusses her support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The country music legend, businesswoman and philanthropist explains that although she hasn’t taken part in any BLM marches, she can get behind those who do: “I understand people having…

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Joan Smalls is Donating Half Her Salary to Organisations Fighting Racial Injustice

Joan Smalls has pledged to donate half her earnings for the remainder of 2020 to organisations supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The supermodel and activist has teamed up with marketing agency FlyteVu and digital agency Aardvark Brigade to re-launch the online donation platform Donate My Wage, making it easier for anyone to follow Joan’s lead…

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Ryan Reynolds Launches Initiative to Diversify Hollywood

There’s no denying there’s a diversity crisis in Hollywood and Ryan Reynolds wants to do something about it. The Deadpool actor has announced he’s launching an initiative to help train and mentor people from under-represented communities. In a video posted to his socials, Ryan explains that the program is called “The Group Effort” because “making a film…

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‘The Bold Type’ Star Aisha Dee Makes Powerful Statement About Need for Diversity Behind the Camera

There’s no doubt the hit Freeform drama The Bold Type is paving the way when it comes to representation on screen. From having a bi-racial lead character with her own complex story lines to sharing narratives about a lesbian Muslim woman and the transgender community, this show has it all. But off-screen, it’s another story…

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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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