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'What we’re seeing today is the demonisation of dissent': Aaron Sorkin on upcoming film, news media, and courtroom dramas
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'What we’re seeing today is the demonisation of dissent': Aaron Sorkin on upcoming film, news media, and courtroom dramas

In a conversation moderated by film critic Elvis Mitchell at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, Sorkin discussed his film The Trial of the Chicago 7, directing a starry ensemble cast, and the “demonisation of dissent” in Trump’s America.

Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology is both a record and a celebration of the British black community
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Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology is both a record and a celebration of the British black community

Steve McQueen's Small Axe anthology, with three films – Lovers Rock, Mangrove and Red, White and Blue – premiered at the 58th New York Film Festival.

NBA: As US Presidential elections draw closer, players, coaches and teams urge everyone to vote
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NBA: As US Presidential elections draw closer, players, coaches and teams urge everyone to vote

“We’ve got to get people to vote,” Doc Rivers, now the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, said during these playoffs when he was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers.

Louisville Police arrests 24 protesting against jury decision to not indict officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death
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Louisville Police arrests 24 protesting against jury decision to not indict officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death

Authorities alleged that protesters broke windows at a restaurant, damaged city buses, tried to set a fire and threw a flare into the street

NBA: Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals
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NBA: Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 3-1 lead in West finals

Anthony Davis scored 34 points, LeBron James had 26 and the Lakers beat the Nuggets 114-108 on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.

'Discouraging', 'Devastating': American athletes decry charges in Breonna Taylor shooting
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'Discouraging', 'Devastating': American athletes decry charges in Breonna Taylor shooting

A grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky charged detective Brett Hankison with three counts of "wanton endangerment" over shots fired into adjoining apartments.

FIA investigating Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton for Breonna Taylor t-shirt at Tuscan Grand Prix, says report
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FIA investigating Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton for Breonna Taylor t-shirt at Tuscan Grand Prix, says report

Lewis Hamilton, who won the Tuscan GP, wore a t-shirt bearing a message that said "Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor" before and after the race, during an anti-racism ceremony and television interviews.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton demands justice for Breonna Taylor after winning Tuscan GP
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton demands justice for Breonna Taylor after winning Tuscan GP

Lewis Hamilton, the only black driver in his sport, produced not only a perfectly measured drive, but also another clear message in his fight for equality and justice.

US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka fights back from set down against Victoria Azarenka to claim third Grand Slam title
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US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka fights back from set down against Victoria Azarenka to claim third Grand Slam title

The win brought 22-year-old Osaka's haul of tennis major trophies to three after her victories at the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open.

WNBA: New York Liberty, Seattle Storm players walk off during national anthem in protest against racial inequality
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WNBA: New York Liberty, Seattle Storm players walk off during national anthem in protest against racial inequality

Players from the WNBA and other athletes from around the world are joining in anti-racism protests sparked by the high-profile deaths of Black Americans at the hands of police officers.

WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys, don 'Black Lives Matter' warmup shirts throughout the season
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WNBA players to spotlight Breonna Taylor on jerseys, don 'Black Lives Matter' warmup shirts throughout the season

WNBA is considering ways to recognise other women who have died because of alleged police brutality or racial violence — including Vanessa Guillen and Sandra Bland.

NBA: Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant deletes and apologises for anti-police Instagram post
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NBA: Memphis Grizzlies rookie Ja Morant deletes and apologises for anti-police Instagram post

Morant's post came as the NBA, the NBPA and Nike were reportedly working on a deal to allow players to replace their names with social justice statements when the NBA season resumes on 30 July.

One dead after man opens fire in Kentucky park at epicentre of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd protests
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One dead after man opens fire in Kentucky park at epicentre of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd protests

Video posted on social media appeared to show a man opening fire into the park in Louisville, Kentucky as people scrambled for cover. The footage later showed at least one person bleeding profusely on the ground

Beyoncé drops surprise single Black Parade on Juneteenth, asks fans to sign petition demanding justice for George Floyd
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Beyoncé drops surprise single Black Parade on Juneteenth, asks fans to sign petition demanding justice for George Floyd

Beyoncé also joined the call for charges against the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor, who was gunned down in March by officers who burst into her Kentucky home.

George Floyd death: Social media goes dark for Blackout Tuesday; Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Gal Gadot extend support
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George Floyd death: Social media goes dark for Blackout Tuesday; Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Gal Gadot extend support

Social media accounts were full of black squares posted in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.

'Wounds have never healed': NBA commissioner Adam Silver addresses racial tensions in US following death of George Floyd
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'Wounds have never healed': NBA commissioner Adam Silver addresses racial tensions in US following death of George Floyd

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s staffers Sunday night to address the latest racial tensions in the country.