• You Cannot “All Lives Matter” an Inhumane Occupation: An Interview with Marc Lamont Hill on Palestine

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    Photo by Jerod Harris/BET/Getty Images By Malaika Jabali · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 The humanitarian crisis facing Palestinians is still ongoing- and remains a contentious topic in the U.S. Yesterday, both Democratic House leadership and right wing media and public officials lambasted Rep. Ilhan Omar after she pointed out that Israel, the U.S., Hamas, Afghanistan and the Taliban commit atrocities. This comes after a Monday Congressional hearing where she pressed Secretary of State Antony Blinken on his opposition to an International Criminal Court investigation of human rights abuses...
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  • Candace Nicholas-Lippman Is The BFF We All Need In ‘Blindspotting'

    Candace Nicholas-Lippman Is The BFF We All Need In ‘Blindspotting'

    11 days ago - By Essence

    By D'Shonda Brown · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 Have you ever watched a show and almost instantly connected with a character? Not because they remind you of yourself, but because they're giving the vibe of a ride-or-die homie and childhood bestie? That's the feeling we get watching Candace Nicholas-Lippman's character Janelle in STARZ's new series Blindspotting. Premiering Sunday, June 13, the TV adaptation of Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs' 2018 original feature film picks up six months from where the film left off. In the pilot, Ashley Jones is in for a hell of a shock when she returns...
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  • Watch: June Ambrose Attempts To Guess These Iconic Fashion Moments

    Watch: June Ambrose Attempts To Guess These Iconic Fashion Moments

    11 days ago - By Essence

    Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for ESSENCE By Blake Newby · June 11, 2021June 11, 2021 How well does June Ambrose know fashion? Seems like a trick question right? Well, leave it to the ESSENCE team to put it to the test. We quizzed her on some of the most iconic moments in American fashion to see if she could guess the celeb rocking the look, and the result was exactly what we expected. Watch ahead. Loading the player... TOPICS: fashion June Ambrose
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