‘Amelie, A New Musical': Theater Review

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By David Rooney                 Original 'Hamilton' star Phillipa Soo steps into the pixie boots of Audrey Tautou in this whimsical musical version of 'Amelie,' the 2001 French fairy tale by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. read more Read … [Read more...]

Civil Rights Group Asks Sony to Fire Amy Pascal Over Leaked Emails (Exclusive)

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By Aaron Couch ColorOfChange.org is upset over leaked emails in which she and Scott Rudin joked about President Obama's race Civil Rights group ColorOfChange.org iscirculating a petition to its members asking them to urge Sony Pictures to fire co-chairman Amy Pascal. The group is upset … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Became The First Women’s Team To Support I Can’t Breathe Shirts

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The Fighting Irish wore the I Can’t Breathe T-shirts during warmups in their game against Michigan last Saturday afternoon The shirts are part of a movement in this country regarding racial inequality stemming from a number of incidents regarding race, the police and questions with our justice … [Read more...]

NFL Sunday Games Show Players Sporting ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Messages in Support of Eric Garner

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By the Associated Press "I feel like we should support what we feel is right," said St. Louis Rams guard Davin Joseph A week after their "Hands Up, Don't Shoot!" show of solidarity, several St. Louis Rams players made another societal statement Sunday with the message: "I Can't … [Read more...]

Watch Stevie Wonder Speak on Ferguson, Eric Garner, Gun Control at Seattle Concert

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By Colin Stutz, Billboard - "I do understand that something is wrong, real wrong, and we as family, Americans, all of us, of all colors, need to fix it with a quickness real soon" Following a New York grand jury's decision Wednesday not to indict an NYPD officer involved in the apparent … [Read more...]

#CrimingWhileWhite Explodes on Twitter Following Eric Garner Decision

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By Ryan Gajewski Former 'Daily Show' writer Jason Ross encouraged his white Twitter followers to share stories of lenient punishments they received from police #CrimingWhileWhite Following a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner with a choke hold while … [Read more...]

Kim Robert Koscki, Stuntman on the ‘Austin Powers’ Films, Dies at 51

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By Mike Barnes - He also worked on 'The Homesman' and the upcoming sequel to 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop' Kim Robert Koscki, a stuntman and stunt coordinator who doubled for Mike Myers on the threeAustin Powers films and recently worked on Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman, has died. He was … [Read more...]

No Indictment For N.Y. Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

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New York (CNN) -- A grand jury in New York on Wednesday decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July choke hold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, according to two law enforcement officials. During the fatal encounter July 17 Garner raised both hands in the air … [Read more...]

St. Louis Police Officers Association Wants Rams Players Punished For Ferguson Protest

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By Ryan Gajewski - The football pros raised their hands before the game in a tribute to the unrest in the nearby suburb St. Louis Rams players saluted Ferguson protesters with a public display at Sunday's game. Five of the NFL team's players emerged from the tunnel at St. Louis' Edward … [Read more...]

Rupert Murdoch Defends ‘Exodus’ Casting: “Since When Are Egyptians Not White?”

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By Ryan Gajewski The mogul was addressing the controversy over 20th Century Fox's upcoming biblical epic Rupert Murdoch doesn't understand why anyone would complain about the casting for the forthcoming biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings.  The media mogul, whose 20th Century Fox … [Read more...]