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Ellen DeGeneres Apologizes To Talk Show Staff After Toxic Workplace Allegations

Ellen DeGeneres has apologized to the staff members of her talk show in an email, acknowledging that her show’s workplace was not “a place of happiness” and vowing to take a more hands-on role. The celebrated TV Host and comedian issued the apology after allegations of racism, maltreatment and intimidation were reported by current and former staff which has…

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‘Ellen DeGeneres Show’ Under Investigation For Alleged Workplace Racism & Misconduct

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is reportedly facing internal investigation following multiple complaints of workplace mistreatment, racism and intimidation after former staff share their horror stories. According to Variety, Warner Bros emailed a memo to employees of the talk show last week, which stated that the Hollywood giants will be interviewing current and former staffers about their experience on set. Interviews…

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Tyler Perry Talks Racial Injustice On The Latest Issue Of People Magazine

People Magazine has tapped Tyler Perry in an exclusive feature for this week’s issue in which he penned an essay about hope and his vision for the American future. Tyler Perry who bared his soul as he read out his powerful and personal essay in the video had said no at first when People Magazine reached out him but further went…

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Stormzy Pledges £10million Over 10 Years Towards Fighting Racial Inequalities

Stormzy and his company have revealed plans to donate £10 million over the next 10 years to organisations fighting for racial equality and social justice in the UK. The 26-year-old British grime rapper, who took part in a recent Black Lives Matter rally in London, released a statement through his #Merky company on Thursday. It said…

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Legendary Editor-In-Chief, Anna Wintour Admits To ‘Hurtful, Intolerant’ Behaviour At Vogue

Amid global protests against police brutality and systemic racism, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue, Anna Wintour has decided to speak in a heartfelt letter to address her mistakes during her 32-year reign while admitting the company has not done enough to promote black staffers and designers. According to Page Six, the 70-year-old fashion icon penned down an apology to all her staff…

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ICYMI: Watch Beyoncé Deliver A Stirring Speech On Racism And Sexism To 2020 Graduates

In case you missed it: Beyoncé gave the mother of all graduate speeches yesterday in a YouTube livestream tagged Dear Class of 2020, that empowered the future generations. The 38-year-old entertainer who joined in the Class of 2020 virtual celebrations held due amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis encouraged young high school and college graduates to continue to advocate for underrepresented communities, to…

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Anthony Joshua Slams Critics Of Passionate Black Lives Matter Protest Speech

Heavyweight world champion, Anthony Joshua has slammed the critics who accused him of being a racist following his attendance at a Black Lives Matter protest in Watford. The 30-year-old British-Nigerian boxer had attended the peaceful protest on Saturday where he read out a passionate speech on a microphone to the thousands in attendance. Anthony read out a speech that he confirmed at…

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Manchester United’s Odion Ighalo Shares His Racial Abuse Experience In China

Amid the racial injustice being talked about globally, Nigerian footballer, Odion Ighalo has opened up on his experience with racial abuse. According to him, he would leave the football pitch if it ever happens again. The Manchester United striker who is currently on loan from Shanghai Shenhua, revealed he was called ‘all sorts of names’…

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NBA Legend, Michael Jordan Donates $100m To Organizations Fighting For Racial Equality & Social Justice

Legendary NBA player, Michael Jordan and his Jordan Brand are stepping up to the plate to do their part when it comes to fighting for racial equality and social justice. On Friday, the Jordan Brand company released an official statement where they announced their $100 million donation. The money will be donated over the next 10 years to…

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British-Nigerian Actor, John Boyega Defends Explicit Anti-Racism Tweets In New Livestream

John Boyega has defended his anti-racism posts on Twitter after it triggered lots of mixed reactions. The Star Wars star who shared a string of tweets which attracted more than one million likes in the wake of the killing of a black man, George Floyd by white Minneapolis police officers, had been criticized by some social media users who countered his use of “strong words”.…

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