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  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    NYC MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO SETS REVIEW OF NYPD CONDUCT IN GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS

    After another day of unrest on the streets of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday morning tapped two City Hall insiders to lead...

    News, Bill de Blasio, George Floyd, Nypd
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    JOURNALISTS UNDER FIRE: REPORTERS COVERING PROTESTS FACE RUBBER BULLETS, ARRESTS

    MSNBC anchor Ali Velshi usually gets to do his job from the comfort of a New York studio, surrounded by a helpful crew and the latest...

    News, Ali Velshi, Cnn, Fox News Channel, Leland Vittert, Msnbc, Protests
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    ‘AMERICAN IDOL' ALUM CONSTANTINE MAROULIS TALKS COVID'S IMPACT ON BROADWAY: ‘TONS OF ACTORS GOT SICK'

    Early in March, Constantine Maroulis took to the stage for a performance at the legendary New York City Jazz Club, Birdland. Little...

    News, American Idol, Constantine Maroulis, coronavirus, COVID-19
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    ‘MOTHER DOUGH' - A ‘HISTORY OF BREAD, WOMAN AND STRUGGLE' - WINS FIRST IBERSERIES PITCH

    Argentina's “Mother Dough,” a four-part doc series portraying how women have fed humanity through their work at home and their doughs,...

    Women, Festival, Event, Global, News, Iberseries
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    GLOBAL PROTESTS FOR GEORGE FLOYD STAGED IN BERLIN, LONDON AND TORONTO

    The untimely death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis law enforcement officers has prompted global protests in solidarity...

    Global, News, George Floyd
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    ‘DARK CITY BENEATH THE BEAT': FILM REVIEW

    “We dance in the streets because we don't have anywhere to go now.” There is much that sticks and stutters and loops in the mind after...

    Watches, Festivals, Reviews, Dark City Beneath the Beat, Hot Docs Film Festival, Issa Rae, TT the Artist
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    DID HACKTIVIST GROUP ANONYMOUS TAKE DOWN MINNEAPOLIS PD WEBSITE?

    The internet was abuzz late Saturday night with speculation that Anonymous - the decentralized hacker collective - had successfully...

    Collection, News, Anonymous, George Floyd, Minneapolis
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    JOE BIDEN URGES PEACEFUL PROTESTS: ‘WE MUST NOT ALLOW THIS PAIN TO DESTROY US'

    Joe Biden has urged Americans to protest peacefully, and to not let their anger over the death of George Floyd at the hands of law...

    News, Joe Biden
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    NETFLIX, HULU, AMAZON, HBO TAKE A STAND IN SUPPORT OF BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT AMID GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS

    In an unusual move, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, Starz and other major Hollywood players are using their corporate social media accounts...

    Amazon, Hulu, Netfliz, Quibi
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    NATIONAL GUARD DEPLOYS TO LOS ANGELES AS PROTESTS RAGE

    The National Guard is deploying to Los Angeles on Saturday night as the fourth day of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd...

    News, George Floyd
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    TV NEWS SCRAMBLES TO COVER PROTESTS NATIONWIDE

    NBC News and ABC News broke into their networks' Saturday-night schedules to cover protests breaking around the country in reaction...

    News, ABC News, Bill Hemmer, Chris Jansing, Don Lemon, Fox News, George Floyd, Msnbc, Nbc News, Terry Moran
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    SAG-AFTRA CONDEMNS POLICE ATTACK ON LOUISVILLE JOURNALISTS COVERING PROTEST

    SAG-AFTRA is condemning a Friday night attack by a police officer on two of its member journalists who were covering a protest in Louisville,...

    News, Louisville, SAG-AFTRA
  • By Variety   -   May 31, 2020

    ‘INSECURE' ACTOR KENDRICK SAMPSON HIT BY RUBBER BULLETS IN LOS ANGELES PROTEST

    “Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson was hit by police's rubber bullets while protesting George Floyd's death in Los Angeles on Saturday....

    News, George Floyd, Halsey, Insecure, Kendrick Sampson
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    ‘BACHELORETTE' STAR HANNAH BROWN PROMISES TO ‘BE BETTER' AFTER SAYING THE N-WORD

    Former star of “The Bachelorette,” Hannah Brown is speaking up after she said the N-word on Instagram Live while rapping lyrics to...

    Star, News, Hannah Brown, The Bachelorette
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    LOS ANGELES SETS CURFEW AS GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS CONTINUE AROUND CITY

    Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti has imposed an 8:00 p.m. curfew on Saturday for downtown Los Angeles as protests against the death...

    News, Eric Garcetti, George Floyd
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    DON CHEADLE, SETH ROGEN, KEHLANI AND MORE DONATE TO MINNESOTA FREEDOM FUND

    Following the death of George Floyd, many celebrities have come together to raise money for the Minnesota Freedom Fund and match donations...

    News, Chrissy Teigen, George Floyd, Kehlani, Lil Nas X, Seth Rogen
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    KISS GUITARIST BOB KULICK DIES AT 70

    Bob Kulick, who played guitar for the rock band Kiss, has died, his brother announced on Twitter. He was 70. “I am heartbroken to have...

    News, Bob Kulick, Kiss
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    TRUMP THREATENS TO USE ‘VICIOUS DOGS' ON WHITE HOUSE PROTESTORS, BLAMES ‘ANTIFA' AND ‘RADICAL LEFT'

    In a series of tweets on Saturday morning, President Trump threatened he would have used “vicious dogs” on White House protestors and...

    George Floyd, President Trump
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    BEYONCÉ DEMANDS JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD: ‘WE CANNOT NORMALIZE THIS PAIN'

    Beyoncé has taken to social media to call for justice after the death of George Floyd. Posted to Instagram on Friday night, the singer...

    News, Beyonce, George Floyd
  • By Variety   -   May 30, 2020

    FOX NEWS CORRESPONDENT CHASED BY WASHINGTON, D.C. MOB

    A correspondent for Fox News Channel was harassed and chased by protesters in Washington, D.C., the latest example of TV journalists...

    Event, News, Fox News Channel, Leland Vittert