Tag: black lives matter

Most Chinese rappers have been silent on BLM movement: HK newspaper

The death of an African-American named George Floyd at the hands of policemen on May 25 sparked protests against racism and police brutality in the United States that spread across the world in a matter of days. Mr Floyd quickly became a beacon for the...

Henry Golding goes for coffee run with wife Liv Lo in Venice Beach

Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding was spotted with his wife Liv Lo in Venice Beach during a break from quarantine. He also had a good time camping with Liv Lo when they headed out to Big Bear, California. Since then, the actor has resumed...

What it’s like joining a Black Lives Matter protest in Tokyo

Tokyo – "Wow, the police are the ones directing. Damn, Japan. We're gonna be ok," said a foreigner who joined the Black Lives Matter peaceful march on Sunday (June 14). A writer for The Independent got a first-hand experience in joining the march. If there's one...

Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson take a break from Black Lives Matter protests

Songstress Miley Cyrus spent time with her beau Cody Simpson going shopping for groceries with her face covered with a cartoon-print mask. The singer has been utilising her wide social media platform to support the Black Lives Matter movement and protests. The 27-year-old took a...

How Black Lives Matter is changing entertainment

by Aurélie MAYEMBO In the few short weeks since the death of George Floyd at the hands of US police, the reinvigorated Black Lives Matter movement has rocked the entertainment landscape. We look at the some of the most dramatic changes it has sparked, from the...

Alia Shawkat apologises for saying N-word during 2016 interview

Actress Alia Shawkat, 31, has apologised after a 2016 video clip of her saying the N-word reappeared recently. Alia, whose father is Arab, is believed to be the girlfriend of Brad Pitt, 56. In an apology on Instagram, she said that felt "ashamed and embarrassed" for...

K-pop rapper faces backlash for using George Floyd’s final words in song

Kim Hyun-Woong, a rapper from K-pop group 2Z faced backlash after launching a song that sampled the audio of George Floyd's death. The death of George Floyd revived the Black Lives Matter movement recently when Floyd was killed because of police brutality. At first, 2Z...

Selena Gomez lets black leader use her Instagram account to highlight racism

In America, people are protesting against police brutality. From the man in the street to celebrities, everyone is pitching in to create awareness and support the cause. The Black Lives Matter movement has been revived recently and now Hollywood stars are handing over their social...

Some people annoyed by woman’s comments about being called “black”

Singapore – A woman, whose comments on Facebook that she was called "black" when she growing up have annoyed some people, has been strongly urged not compare the situation in Singapore with that in the United States. In response to a post of a man...

Singaporean in US: Please don’t criticise Black Lives Matter movement

A Singaporean who has been in the United States for five years has appealed to Singaporeans to stop criticising the Black Lives Matter movement. Mr Timothy Koh writes that they may not understand the nuances underneath the current widespread, and at times violent, protests. https://www.facebook.com/tim.koh/posts/10157142988102761 The...