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Justin Timberlake delivers powerful speech about unity

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A month after he sparked outrage for his BET Awards comments, pop star Justin Timberlake is preaching unity among all people.

Did Jesse Williams BET Award speech really make a change?

Did Jesse Williams BET Award speech really make a change? zaineb | July 16, 2016 At this years’ BET Awards Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams delivered a heart wrenching speech urging Black people to not accept conditional freedom and explaining the necessity for celebrities to use their platforms to make a change. Show More Summary

Paid For Fade: L.A. Bouncer Ready To Sue Lil Wayne For “Dislocating His Jaw” In Club Fight

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Club Bouncer To Sue Lil Wayne For Assaulting Him After BET Awards Lil Wayne has had quite a bit of stress in his life lately as reports of his seizures seem to be more and more frequent. That said, the

Listen To This: Eff All The Haters!

We have been obsessed with Bibi Bourelly since watching her on the BET Awards! The German-Haitian-American singer is working the fine line between soul and rock like no one else these days! It is electric!!! We bough her EP and we can't stop listening! Given all the awfulness of last week and the past few months, one song in [...]

Wendy Williams Will Face Roland Martin Thursday On ‘The Wendy Williams Show’ After Roland Told Her To ‘Shut Up’

Wendy Williams has offended many in her fan base with remarks made on the subject of Jesse Williams speech at the BET awards. On her celebrity gossip show, Wendy brought up Historically Black Colleges and also the NAACP in a less than favorable light as excluding whites. Show More Summary

16 Times Jackson Avery Is Hands Down the Hottest Part of Grey's Anatomy

3 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Jesse Williams has played Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey's Anatomy for a magical 161 episodes. Lately, Williams has been making headlines for his controversial BET Awards speech, which prompted an online petition to get him off the series, but you won't find us signing it. Show More Summary

A Tone-Deaf Award for Justin Timberlake

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

After this years woke Tonys and BET Awards, the Teen Choice Awards will honor a performer with a history of tone-deaf responses to race. The timing couldnt be worse.

Wendy Williams: SLAMMED for Defending Haters of Jesse Williams' BET Speech

A little more than a week ago, Jesse Williams delivered an impassioned speech on racism at the BET Awards that people are still talking about today. Unfortunately, Wendy Williams is one of them. In case you missed it, Jesse's controversial...Show More Summary

Jesse Williams vs. Stacey Dash- Could They Both Be Right?

There's a petition circulating calling for the firing of Grey's anatomy, Jesse Williams. The reasoning behind this petition cites his passionate speech on race relations at the BET awards last month as grounds for dismissal. Upon accepting...Show More Summary

Hush. The Adults Are Speaking Now

3 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Last month at the BET Awards, Jesse Williams, who plays Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey's Anatomy, accepted the Humanitarian Award for his work with The Advancement Project, Question Bridge: Black Males, and for his continued support of the Black Lives...

It Happened to Me: I Ignored Justin Timberlake’s Cultural Appropriation Because He Could Sing

After Jesse Williams’ motivational Humanitarian Award acceptance speech at the 2016 BET awards, Justin Timberlake, like many of us, felt moved by his words. He took to Twitter to express that he was inspired. Justin Timberlake was not only watching the BET Awards, but responding supportively to a speech about equality and black liberation. The […]

Jesse Williams And Freedom: Love Note To A Tradition by Shana L. Redmond

Abbey Lincoln + Max Roach Jesse Williams And Freedom: Love Note To A Tradition by Shana L. Redmond | @ShanaRedmond | Huffpost The 2016 BET Awards started with a sound we know—the voice of genius that we’re told is no longer: Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

Grey’s Anatomy Creator Shonda Rhimes Responds To Petition To Fire Jesse Williams Over BET Awards Speech

Jesse Williams made one poignant speech at this year’s BET Awards which took place last week. The Grey’s Anatomy star received a standing ovation for his words and the moment was by far the night’s most memorable. The actor and political activist has starred on the series, created by Shonda Rhimes, since 2009, and although... Show More Summary

Shonda Rhimes Hilariously Slaps Down The Petition To Fire Jesse Williams From Grey's Anatomy With One Tough Tweet!

The ruler of Shondaland has spoken! After Jesse Williams was honored with the Humanitarian Award at this year's BET Awards, the actor received mostly praise for his powerful speech on the Black Lives Matter movement and racial issues in America. Though Williams' empowering speech was all about promoting "equal and justice in our country," some viewers (with [...]

The Wokest Baes of June 2016

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

This June edition of the Wokest Baes, just like Sam Smith’s discovery of racism , is better late than never. And before anyone gets too verklempt, yes, of course I saw Jesse Williams’s BET Awards speech but he was honored last month and I’ve got to give every worthy woke bae a shot. Onto June’s wokest baes. Read more...

Petition Calls for Jesse Williams to Be Fired from Grey’s Anatomy Over ‘Racist’ BET Awards Speech + Shonda Rhimes Responds…

A petition calling for Jesse Williams to be fired from Grey’s Anatomy is circulating and it ‘s gotten over 7,000 signatures right now. Williams BET Awards speech called out cultural appropriation and the nationwide epidemic of racially...Show More Summary

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