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Jesse Williams Speaks Out About Petition to Get Him Fired from Grey's Anatomy: 'Not a Single Sane Sentence in Their Claim'
Originally posted 07/06/2016 10:00PM
Jesse Williams has issued a response regarding the petition to get him fired from Grey's Anatomy due to his BET Awards acceptance speech.
Shonda Rhimes Shoots Down Petition for Jesse Williams' Firing over Allegedly 'Racist' BET Awards Speech
Originally posted 07/05/2016 11:00AM
Dr. Jackson Avery isn't going anywhere!
Originally posted 07/02/2016 09:50AM
Everyone who witnessed Janelle Monáe's tribute to Prince at the 2016 BET Awards can agree that the funk-pop legend would be proud. From her hip-thrusting dance moves and mesmerizing stage presence to her all white butt-baring ensemble, Monáe brought Prince's spirit to life one more time in Microsoft Theatre last Sunday.
Stacey Dash Criticizes Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech and Calls Him 'the Perfect Example of a Hollywood Plantation Slave'
Originally posted 06/30/2016 08:00PM
Many of this year's BET Awards attendees and viewers praised Jesse Williams for his Humanitarian Award acceptance speech. The actor was honored for his efforts to raise awareness of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Samuel L. Jackson Opens Up About His Wife and Daughter Encouraging Him to Enter Rehab: You Realize 'They're Telling You the Truth'
Originally posted 06/28/2016 01:20PM
Samuel L. Jackson says his wife and daughter gave him the courage to "save" himself.
Originally posted 06/28/2016 09:25AM
Sheila E. is honoring her friend, frequent collaborator and one-time flame Prince once again – with a new song.
Grey's Anatomy Star Jesse Williams on His Powerful BET Awards Speech: I Want People to Know 'They Are Not Alone'
Originally posted 06/27/2016 07:20PM
Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams says his powerful speech at Sunday's 2016 BET Awards was about letting people know they aren't alone.
Originally posted 06/27/2016 04:45PM
The 2016 BET Awards just might have been the most epic in the network's history. What other event can boast a surprise appearance from Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar – as the opener! The energy level just skyrocketed from there, with incendiary musical tributes to Prince, Jesse Williams' powerful speech on racial injustice, and hilarious sketches from hosts Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross.
Originally posted 06/27/2016 12:20PM
The actor-activist spoke out about racial issues, social justice and even cultural appropriation in the applaud-inducing speech – the address prompted a Twitter debate and even landed Justin Timberlake in the hot seat after he tweeted about the speech.
"Freedom is somehow always conditional here," he said. " 'You're free,' they keep telling us … freedom is always coming in the hereafter, but, you know what, though? The hereafter is a hustle. We want it now."
Even though he is one of the biggest stars on Grey's Anatomy (he plays Dr. Jackson Avery) Williams tends to stay out of the spotlight and keep his personal life private – except when it comes to social justice.
The moving address was just a small extension of Williams' activism, as he has long been an active member of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Here are five things you need to know about the Chicago native and his fight for equal rights.
7 Prince Tributes! 3 Outfit Changes! 2 Butt-Cutout Jumpsuits! And Only 1 Beyoncé: Everything to See from the BET Awards
Originally posted 06/27/2016 11:45AM
This year's ceremony was all about bodysuits, Prince tributes, and lots of surprising costume changes
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