Kanye West on stage during a Music Awards event.
Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color.
The Bey Hive was feeling the love Friday over Beyonce's release of the album "The Lion King: The Gift," which the pop queen dropped as a sister piece to her new film, a remake of the Disney classic.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama sent a letter, Stevie Wonder sang, and Snoop Dogg called slain rapper Nipsey Hussle a "peace advocate" at a Los Angeles memorial on Thursday attended by family members, friends and thousands of fans.
The sensational piece of Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist, became one of many of the books Coelho has published and has been widely attributed as inspirational.
In an interview, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut pointed out that many Bollywood actors and actresses who endorse fairness creams were now talking about racial discrimination.
A massive "Black Lives Matter" mural was painted in yellow letters on a street near the White House on Friday, ahead of expected large demonstrations on Saturday to protest racism and police brutality in the US.