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  Jesse Williams has, seemingly overnight, become one of the most important celebrity voices in the Black Lives Matter movement. Following news of Alton Sterling‘s death at the hands of police in Baton Rouge, the actor and activist took to Twitter to put those justifying the actions of the cops in their place as only he can: https://twitter.com/iJesseWilliams/status/750705238521188352 https://twitter.com/iJesseWilliams/status/750706994735034369 […]

  Kyrie Irving was the subject of some pretty bad accusations last week, when he was seen in a video of what appeared to be a yacht party attended exclusively white women. https://twitter.com/BigNeechi/status/746406058436997120 The video went viral, as users on Twitter condemned the NBA Champ of racism, and perpetuating the stereotype that NBA stars only go […]

Jesse Williams is no stranger to being "woke." Check out nine other times he spoke perfectly about race in America.

Black Twitter was in full effect for Sunday night’s BET Awards, and no one was safe from its wrath—including music vet Justin Timberlake. The crooner took to social media to commend Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams for the moving speech he gave while accepting his Humanitarian Award. As Jesse went on about “burying black people out of […]

Jesse Williams had the whole crowd on their feet when he gave his acceptance speech for the 2016 BET Humanitarian award. Lauded by Harry Belafonte, Debbie Allen and other stars in a video love letter, Jesse took the stage to deliver a groundbreaking speech that sent ripples through the Black community. His riveting message was a […]

The 2016 BET Awards was super-Black, and we lived for every moment of it. In case you missed it, we have a recap of the highlights from the show. 1. Surprise! It’s Beyoncé! There was chatter that Beyoncé would be appearing at the 2016 BET AWards. Many assumed that she would be doing that via […]

“Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement” will debut on BET on May 26.

While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]

Harry Belafonte, Jesse Williams and Zendaya Coleman grace the cover of Ebony

Check out these pics of some of your faves from this week, including Jesse Williams and Janelle Monae!