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Black lives celebrated and mourned at emotional BET Awards

Jun 29 2020

Black power, suffering and the fight for justice took center stage at the BET awards on Sunday, the first Black celebrity event in the United States since nationwide mass protests broke out this month over systemic racism. | Video

Emmy Awards to go ahead, host Jimmy Kimmel says still figuring out how

Jun 16 2020

LOS ANGELES The Primetime Emmy Awards for television, one of the biggest events on the showbusiness calendar, are going ahead in September as planned with Jimmy Kimmel as host, broadcaster ABC said on Tuesday.

Oscars delayed to April due to movie industry coronavirus chaos

Jun 16 2020

LOS ANGELES The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Gay Pride embraces its roots by teaming up with U.S. black activists

Jun 11 2020

Floats, all-night parties and parades may be out, but the LGBTQ community is returning to its roots by teaming up with black activists for Pride month celebrations in the United States. | Video

Books about racial discrimination become best-sellers as U.S. protests grow

Jun 04 2020

LOS ANGELES From "White Fragility" to "The New Jim Crow," literature about the history of racial discrimination in the United States is selling out as white Americans seek to educate themselves as nationwide protests grow over the killing of unarmed black people.

Books about racial discrimination become best-sellers as U.S. protests grow

Jun 04 2020

LOS ANGELES From "White Fragility" to "The New Jim Crow," literature about the history of racial discrimination in the United States is selling out as white Americans seek to educate themselves as nationwide protests grow over the killing of unarmed black people.

Hollywood red carpets look for coronavirus makeover

May 26 2020

LOS ANGELES It could be a long while until you hear that Hollywood red carpet staple, "And who are you wearing tonight?" | Video

Plaintiff in Roe v. Wade U.S. abortion case says she was paid to switch sides

May 20 2020

LOS ANGELES Norma McCorvey, the woman known as "Jane Roe" in the landmark 1973 U.S. Supreme Court Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion, said she was lying when she switched to support the anti-abortion movement, saying she had been paid to do so. | Video

'Frozen' musical becomes biggest victim of Broadway coronavirus shutdown

May 15 2020

The Broadway family musical "Frozen" is closing permanently, producers announced on Thursday, the first big casualty of the coronavirus shutdown in New York's theatre industry. | Video

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