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Star’s Black Lives Matter episode isn’t as cringeworthy as it could’ve been

Perhaps the best thing I can say about “Black Wherever I Go”—and this will sound so much more damning than I mean it to be—is that it’s not nearly as cringeworthy as I thought it would be. I was worried that Star would handle the Black Lives Matter movement, and the justifiable outrage of the African American…

UPDATED: Lil Wayne not entirely clear on the whole Black Lives Matter thing

Just two months after telling fans he felt “defeated,” Lil Wayne appears to have a more positive outlook on not just his life, but the state of race relations in the U.S. At least, that’s the sense we get from a recent Nightline interview with the New Orleans rapper, who seemed to both dismiss and be confounded by the…

Read This: Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay talk Black Lives Matter

Preferring to speak of “inclusion,” filmmaker Ava DuVernay cringes at the buzzword “diversity,” even though it’s a term that her friend and frequent producer, Oprah Winfrey, has used in the past when talking about the changing role of African-Americans within the entertainment industry. But has that controversial word…