Black Lives Matter

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: New episodes 'in the trash' after George Floyd death

Crews said the show would "start over" in light of the anti-racism protests.

He said: "We've had a lot of sombre talks about it and deep conversations and we hope through this we're going to make something that will be truly groundbreaking this year.

"We have an opportunity and we plan to use it in the best way possible."

Co-creator Dan Goor had four episodes "all ready to go" before Mr Floyd's death a month ago prompted widespread Black Lives Matter protests as well as soul-searching in society in the US and beyond, Crews said.

Jimmy Kimmel: TV host sorry for blackface sketches

Kimmel said he had thought of his performances as "impersonations of celebrities and nothing more".

But, looking back, he admitted they were "embarrassing" and described them as "thoughtless moments".

He said sorry "to those who were genuinely hurt or offended by the make-up I wore or the words I spoke".

Kimmel fronts a late-night talk show on ABC and hosted the Oscars in 2017 and 2018.

He had been under pressure to address his past use of blackface, especially after fellow presenter Jimmy Fallon issued a similar apology last month.

Thousands of NZers march for Black Lives Matter

Over the past three weeks, people across the US have already protesting over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in police custody. Since then, the Black Lives Matter movement has come to life again throughout many countries, with protesters taking to the streets, demanding an end to police brutality and racism.

In Dunedin, hundreds of people gathered at the Otago Museum reserve to show solidarity with the movement. They marched down George Street to the Octagon, where a rally was held.

Bundesliga teams show support for Black Lives Matter movement

Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin players took a knee together around the centre circle before their meeting at Signal Iduna Park.

Dortmund players warmed up in T-shirts with messages including "no peace, no justice" and "united together".

Bayern Munich players wore T-shirts which said "red against racism" before their 4-2 win at Bayer Leverkusen.

The Bundesliga leaders also wore armbands which read "Black Lives Matter" during the game.

NRL star Josh Aloiai breaks his silence on his brother's BLM controversial video

West Tigers Second rower Josh told PMN News he blew up his brother's phone as soon as he saw the video.

"I made it really known to him, I wasn't happy about the video, I wasn't happy about the approach he took to get his message across".

The eight minute long video sparked outrage online, not only because of Ethan's view, but how he went about proving his point. 

At the BLM protest that took place in Auckland earlier this week, Ethan wore a 'Make America Great Again' hat, which is closely associated with US President Donald Trump.

Ice-T and Chuck D share artist's anti-racism mural

Nathan Murdoch's design in Peterborough depicts two hands joined together to create a heart shape.

An image of the work has been shared globally, including by those affected by events in the US, rappers Ice-T and Chuck D and an American footballer.

Mr Murdoch, 34, said he was "happy it's got people talking".

The mural was painted in an underpass in the Millfield area of the city, where he said there was "racial tension", in November.

Prom dress promotes Black Lives Matter

Milan Bolden-Morris' outfit features photos of 15 African-Americans who were killed in police-involved shootings.

It was made by Florida-based designer Terrence Torrence who wanted to "put a story out there" through his fashion.

Milan wrote on Instagram: "Yes GOD is using me to convey a message that's bigger than me."

Milan had asked Terrence to design her dress for the Pahokee High School prom after he designed her cousin's wedding dress.

Nick Cannon says he's leaving 'America's Got Talent'

The comedian on Monday said he intends to vacate his position as host after being "threatened with termination" by executives at NBC as a result of jokes made at the show's expense on his Showtime comedy special.

"I find myself in a dark place having to make a decision that I wish I didn't have to, but as a man, an artist, and a voice for my community I will not be silenced, controlled or treated like a piece of property," Cannon wrote in a lengthy Facebook post. "There is no amount of money worth my dignity or my integrity."

The next battle for Black Lives matter

In a detailed proposal released Monday, a consortium of more than 50 civil rights groups laid out an ambitious plan to improve the financial lives of black Americans with a heavy emphasis on reparations, investing in black communities and economic justice.

Teen's "White Boy Privilege" slam poetry goes viral

The video of the 14-year-old student's slam poem at his school has gone viral in the midst of heated national discussions regarding race and privilege.

Performed at a slam poetry competition in May at The Paideia School in Atlanta, Royce Mann's winning poem offers a reflection on the privilege he feels he has been automatically awarded as a result of his being white and male.