Day: June 16, 2020

How Queen Latifah is helping crown the next generation of black artists

How Queen Latifah is helping crown the next generation of black artists

has long been a champion for black artists and storytellers. That’s why she founded the Queen Collective, a film mentoring…

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Spike Lee apologizes after appearing to defend Woody Allen

Spike Lee apologizes after appearing to defend Woody Allen

Spike Lee used Woody Allen to make a point about “cancel culture” and has now apologized following backlash over his…

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Tyler Perry offers to pay for Rayshard Brooks’ funeral

Tyler Perry offers to pay for Rayshard Brooks’ funeral

Tyler Perry has offered to pay for all funeral expenses for Rayshard Brooks, family attorney Chris Stewart said Monday. Brooks…

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SpongeBob Squarepants gay? Nickelodeon just reinforced that theory

SpongeBob Squarepants gay? Nickelodeon just reinforced that theory

here has long been debate about the sexuality of SpongeBob Squarepants and some are taking a Nickelodeon tweet as his…

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Rights group says Zoom shut down its account after Tiananmen Square anniversary event

Rights group says Zoom shut down its account after Tiananmen Square anniversary event

A US-based group supporting human rights in China says it is “outraged” that the video conferencing company Zoom (ZM) temporarily…

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The Wing CEO, Audrey Gelman, steps down as turmoil rocks the buzzy social club for women

The Wing CEO, Audrey Gelman, steps down as turmoil rocks the buzzy social club for women

The Wing, a coworking community and social club, bills itself as a sort of feminist utopia that is “designed for…

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan say they are ‘disgusted’ by Trump’s comments

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan say they are ‘disgusted’ by Trump’s comments

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan say they are “disgusted” by President Donald Trump’s remarks on the nationwide protests against racial…

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Facebook fires employee in Black Lives Matter dispute

Facebook fires employee in Black Lives Matter dispute

Facebook (FB) fired an employee who publicly criticized a coworker on Twitter for not adding a statement of support for…

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Facebook’s virtual ‘walkout’ and what it means

Facebook’s virtual ‘walkout’ and what it means

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Work Transformed newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for…

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Yes, the job market is a mess, but you can still switch careers

Yes, the job market is a mess, but you can still switch careers

Big life events, — like, say, a pandemic — tend to make people question their life choices, particularly when it…

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