Dozens of Homeless Families Face Removal from London Hotel During Beyoncé Tour

Dozens of homeless families currently sheltering in a London hotel face eviction at the end of this month when the Beyoncé Renaissance world tour lands in the capital. The Guardian newspaper reports up to 30 families will be removed from a Travelodge in Enfield and placed in an alternative, temporary accommodation as their rooms have been booked by other people during Beyoncé’s stay in London. The report comes just days after the Grammy-winner made headlines on the news that she purchased a $177 million Malibu mega-mansion.

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BET Awards Dominated by Tributes to Black Lives Matter

The BET Awards kicked off Sunday night with an extended, star-studded rendition of Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power,” one of a slew of tributes to the Black Lives Matter movement that dominated the annual awards show that honors black achievement in entertainment and sports.


Beyoncé Calls for Arrests of Police Involved in Breonna Taylor Shooting

Grammy-winning singer Beyoncé penned an open letter to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron over the weekend calling for charges to be brought against the police officers responsible for the death of emergency room technician Breonna Taylor, an unarmed black woman who was killed during a botched police raid back in March.