Mindfulness expert Mallika Chopra explains how to deal with feelings of anger over the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis.
As a wave of peaceful protests coursed through Los Angeles on Saturday, actor Michael B. Jordan urged Hollywood to “commit to black hiring” at a rally in Century City.The “Just Mercy” actor called on all those in the entertainment industry, including studios and agencies, to “invest” in black talent. “You committed to a 50/50 gender parity in 2020,” Jordan said. “Where is the challenge to commit to black hiring? Black content led by black executives, black consultants. Are you policing our storytelling as well? Let us bring our darkness to the light.”Protesting police brutality and racial injustice, he encouraged everyone to speak out and supported all those attending the protest, saying, “we have to be here together.”Also Read: Watch John Boyega's Passionate Speech at Black Lives Matter London Rally: 'We Have Always Been Important' (Video)“What we are doing today will make our values heard and our voices heard. We’ve got to keep agitating things,” he said. “We can’t be complacent. We can’t let this moment just pass us by, we have to continue to put our foot on their necks.”Actor Michael B Jordan speaks to protestors “Where is the challenge to commit to Black hiring? Black content lead by Black executives, Black consultants.” (@producerTommy / @blacklovedoc) BlackLivesMatter BlackMediaMatters pic.twitter.com/0yCKwwSGOg— NICK HAMILTON (@NickHamiltonLA) June 6, 2020The actor came to prominence in 2013 by portraying Oscar Grant, a young black man needlessly killed in “Fruitvale Station,” and last year starred as justice-seeking attorney Bryan Stevenson in “Just Mercy,” about a wrongfully convicted black man. Both films are based on true stories.The protest in Century City was organized by Hollywood’s talent agencies.Read original story Michael B Jordan Urges Hollywood to ‘Commit to Black Hiring’ at BLM Protest At TheWrap
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by three women. Standing alongside members of the public, and Senators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., for Thursday’s Cancel Kavanaugh protest outside the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C., were a number of stars, including Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski.
On Saturday, more than 2 million people turned out for the worldwide women’s march in protest of the actions of President Donald Trump — and some of them drew inspiration from their favorite movies.
Why did Annie Sidou dress like a vagina complete with pubic hair for the Women’s March? “It was my Halloween costume and I thought it fit the day very well so I brought it with me,” she tells Yahoo Style of her pink look. Sidou, from New York, also carried a “Build a Uterine Wall” sign as she walked through the streets of Washington, D.C. “This is women all over the world coming together to send the message that we’re underrepresented and we want our voices heard,” she says of what her participation in Saturday’s protest means. ...
Sit-in outside Arclight Hollywood Cinemas to raise awareness for victims of rape and sexual assault (Photo: Valentina Valentini/Instagram)