CIFF 2020: Black Perspectives Program Highlights Diverse Voices

Highlights this year in the Black Perspectives program include “Bad Hair,” writer/director Justin Simien’s long-awaited follow-up to “Dear White People.” A much-longer cut played at Sundance, which we covered here, saying, “There are imagery and ideas in it that I won’t forget for a long time, and I can’t wait to see how people respond […]

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Kelly Clarkson Brings a “Higher Love” to Kick Off the 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Grab your popcorn and favorite refreshment because the 2020 Billboard Music Awards are in full effect! On Wednesday, Oct. 14, music’s biggest and brightest stars are pulling out all of the stops to give viewers a show to remember. Although the annual ceremony was partially recorded virtually this year, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, that doesn’t mean celebrities aren’t bringing the […]

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Lizzo Makes Powerful Statement at 2020 Billboard Music Awards: “Refuse to Be Suppressed”

“When people try to suppress something, it’s normally because that thing holds power,” Lizzo expressed. “They’re afraid of your power. There’s power in who you are. There’s power in your voice. So whether it’s through music, protests or your right to vote, use your power, use your voice and refuse to be suppressed.” In conclusion, […]

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