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The Death of George Floyd 9 Months Later: How Hollywood Has Changed Forever
As we celebrate Black History Month, let's take a look back at how the tragic death of George Floyd spurred a movement.Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man living in Minnesota, died after former police officer Derek Chauvin held him down by the neck with his knee for 8 minutes and 46 seconds when he was arrested for suspicion of forgery outside a deli. Former police officers Thomas Lane and J. Alexander Kueng were also seen holding down Floyd, while former officer Tou Thao was spotted near the others in the video. Floyd heartbreakingly told officers that he couldn't breathe, and also called out for his mother in the final moments of his life.
Serena Williams is "so proud" of her friend Duchess Meghan.
The tennis star heaped praise on the Duchess of Sussex for being so strong after Meghan discussed the racism she experienced, being pregnant with her baby daughter and her own dark thoughts as she navigated through royal life in the tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Captioning the post, she wrote: "I am so proud of you for being so brave. I know it is never easy. You are strong - both you and Harry. I love you. I adore you. Your friend S. (sic)"
And in a more lengthy response, Serena paid tribute to the Duchess of Sussex for speaking with "empathy and compassion" and praised her for "teaching" her every day "what it is to be noble".
"Tintin". A very rare album auctioned in Roubaix, its estimated value of € 10,000
© Daniel_B_photos / PIXABAY The auction will take place online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Illustrative photo. An exceptional auction will take place online from Roubaix (Nord) on Monday March 8. Several "Tintin" comics will be available for purchase, including a very rare copy of "The Adventures of Tintin reporter du petit Vingtième au Congo" dating from 1931. It has been estimated between € 7,000 to € 10,000. Fans of the adventures of Tintin will be on the alert on March 8.
She shared on Instagram: "Meghan Markle, my selfless friend, lives her life – and leads by example – with empathy and compassion. She teaches me every day what it means to be truly noble. Her words illustrate the pain and cruelty she experienced. I know first hand the sexism and racism institutions and the media use to vilify women and people of colour minimise us, to break us down and demonise us. We must recognise our obligation and decry malicious, unfounded gossip and tabloid journalism. The mental health consequences of systemic oppression and victimisation are devastating, isolating and all too often lethal. I want Meghan’s daughter, my daughter and your daughter to live in a society that is driven by respect. Keep in your memory the fruitage of the spirit is love, joy, peace long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith, mildness, self-control. Against such things there is no law."
In the interview, Duchess Meghan - who was joined by her husband Prince Harry - admitted she considered taking her own life amid public scrutiny of her relationship and her part in the Royal Family.
Hiring process at Parliament House 'hushes-up' sexism and misogyny, ex-ministerial staffers say .
Former female ministerial staffers in the Coalition government are demanding urgent changes to the way staff are hired and fired in Parliament House, arguing the current system tolerates and "hushes-up" instances of sexism, and doesn't support the career progression of women. Three women, who spoke on condition of anonymity to the ABC due to fears of career repercussions, say during their time in Canberra they witnessed several instances of men behaving badly and being moved to different roles to avoid scrutiny.