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NFL plans to play Black national anthem before Week 1 games

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"Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing," commonly known as the Black national anthem, is expected to be performed live or played before every Week 1 NFL game, and the NFL is also considering a variety of other measures to recognize victims of police brutality during the upcoming season, a source familiar with the league's discussions told The Undefeated on Thursday.The song would be performed before "The Star-Spangled Banner," the sources said. The NFL's season opener is scheduled for Sept. 10, with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans.Having recently displayed increased awareness about the problems of systemic racism, the NFL,
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Whippd Cosmetics Creates Nude Glosses for Black Women

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If you had been looking for nude glosses for Black women everywhere without luck, that's changing today thanks to Whippd Cosmetics.Social media has a way of truly shocking us with its power. For Rachel Robins, the young beauty entrepreneur behind Whippd, that meant her products were highly coveted even before their launch. On June 27, Rachel took to Twitter to share a video of her upcoming launch, which featured a line of nude glosses for Black women. “I created 6 nude lip glosses made with black women in mind and I just want them to go viral! Twitter do your
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Fashion

Puma Speedcat Mid Sparco Black • KicksOnFire.com

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Releasing later on this month, here is an official look at the Puma Speedcat Mid Sparco Black. Born for Speed. Raised in Style. Driven by passion In 1999, the iconic Speed Cat Sparco was unleashed to the public to bring the fast-paced F1 track style to the street. Now, 20 years later Puma will re-launch the SpeedCat Mid to a completely new generation of F1 enthusiasts, motorsports culturists and streetwear aficionados. This colorway of the model comes dressed in a Puma Black-Whisper White-Puma Team Gold color scheme. Details include the Black upper offset by the Whisper
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Music

Turk Claims Argues Trump Did More for Black People Than Obama

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Cash Money's Hot Boys may have been the voice of the streets at their height. But now it seems like one of the group's staples is going against the movement when it comes to politics. On Tuesday, Hot Boy Turk let it be known that he thinks President Trump is beneficial for the Black community. "TRUMPS ADMINISTRATION HAS DONE MORE FOR BLACK'S THAN OBAMAS ADMINISTRATION AND I'LL CHALLENGE ANYONE TO ARGUE THAT," Turk tweeted. As expected, this comment created a polarizing response from his followers.In response, the rapper used the first episode of his "BIG THUGGIN" podcast on Wednesday to speak on his
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Football

Texans’ Kenny Stills reveals elaborate Black Lives Matter tattoo – Houston Texans Blog

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Houston Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills posted an Instagram photo of his new tattoo, done earlier in the month, that features a sign reading “BLACK LIVES MATTER.”The tattoo includes images from the Black Lives Matter and civil rights movements on his right leg, and also shows signs that read “WE PROTEST SCHOOL SEGREGATION” and “SAY THEIR NAMES.” Since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem during the 2016 season, Stills has been vocal in his support of the fight against police brutality and racial injustice. Stills also has taken a knee during the national
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Movies

Gabrielle Union backs calls for black female-focused ‘A League Of Their Own’ sequel

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Gabrielle Union is backing calls for a black female-focused sequel to baseball movie A League Of Their Own. The 1992 movie starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, and Madonna follows two sisters who join the first female professional baseball league but struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. Today (June 29), Union dug up a 2018 tweet from American football player-turned-director Matthew A. Cherry in which he called for a sequel to be made. In his tweet, Cherry, who won an Oscar earlier this year for his short film Hair Love, shared a clip from A League Of Their Own that
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Black Is King Teaser Reveals Beyoncé’s Lion King Inspired Visual Album for Disney+

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Black is King is a stunning new visual album that is coming from pop icon Beyoncé, based on the music she created for Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake. Today, Disney+ has released the teaser for this fierce and thrillingly unique musical experience, which lands on the streaming service later in July. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRTbOtJ-K_wParkwood Entertainment, in association with Disney+, announced and debuted the teaser video for the visual album Black Is King written, directed and executive produced by 24-time Grammy® Award-winner Beyoncé. Black is King will premiere globally on Disney+ on July 31, 2020 and will arrive on the heels of the one-year anniversary of the
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Beyoncé to Release “Black Is King” Visual Album on Disney+

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Rejoice, Beyhive, as Queen Bey has returned with more new material. Shortly after the debut of a new single, “Black Parade,” Beyoncé gave fans the first taste of an upcoming visual album titled Black Is King. Arriving via Disney+ on July 31, the project gets its inspiration from The Lion King: The Gift, which was the companion album to last year's live-action Disney film.The film was written, directed, and produced by Beyoncé, Variety reports. Debuting nearly one year after the theatrical premiere of The Lion King, where Beyoncé voiced the role of Nala, Black Is King is based on music
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Simon Pegg tells people complaining about Black Lives Matter to “shut the fuck up”

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Simon Pegg has told people complaining about the Black Lives Matter movement to “shut the fuck up”. The last month has seen a number of protests worldwide and increased conversation about the need to end systemic racism, sparked by the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. Speaking to the Observer, the actor, writer and producer said he had been following the protests while taking his own steps to help improve diversity within the film and TV industries. Simon Pegg CREDIT: Andrew Chin/Getty Images “Anyone that’s complaining about it should just shut the fuck up because it’s
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Music

Beyoncé Announces New Visual Album Black Is King, Shares Trailer: Watch

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Beyoncé has announced a new visual album called Black Is King. The project is written, directed, and executive produced by Beyoncé. It’s set to premiere on Disney+ on July 31. Watch the teaser trailer at Beyoncé’s website.The singer-songwriter previously worked with the entertainment conglomerate on the “live-action” CGI remake of The Lion King, for which she recorded new music and curated the companion album The Lion King: The Gift. According to a press release, Black Is King “reimagines the lessons of The Lion King for today’s young kings and queens in search of their own crowns.” The film is based
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