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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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Jackie Aina Challenges Racism In The Beauty Industry With A Black & White Tutorial

  Since starting her channel nine years ago, Jackie Aina has established herself as one of the most influential vloggers in the beauty industry. With over two million subscribers on YouTube, she’s always used her platform to not only share makeup reviews and tutorials, but also be an advocate for black women. If a major…

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Is This Right? Russian Socialite Dasha Zhukova Sits On A ‘Black Woman’ Chair

An online magazine Buro 247 published an article on Russian socialite Dasha Zhukova sitting on a ‘black woman’ chair. The picture has sparked rage in communities around the world and is seen as modern day ignorance and racial insensitivity. The online magazine Buro 247 has however apologized for abhorrent behavior that comes from the image…

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