Black National Convention puts spotlight on police brutality
Black Lives Matter activists are holding a virtual Black National Convention Friday, Aug. 28, to adopt a political agenda calling for slavery reparations, universal basic income, environmental justice and legislation that entirely re-imagines criminal justice reforms. Anyone who is watching, who is both enraged or looking for action, will find a space" in the Black National Convention, Byrd said. The Black National Convention was originally planned to take place in-person in Detroit, the nations Blackest major city. Fridays convention is expected to be the largest gathering of Black activists and artists, albeit virtual, since the historic 1972 National Black Political Convention in Gary, Indiana, which concluded with the introduction of a national Black agenda. The Black National Convention broadcast begins after the D.C. march has concluded.
'Pose' Star Dylln Burnside Discusses Pray Tell and...
The development in Pray Tell and Rickys relationship has been building since Ricky first learned about his HIV-positive status. In episode sevens emotional moment when Ricky finds out his status, its Pray Tell who is there to help put the pieces back together. I really wanted people to walk away understanding that this is not about sex with Ricky and Pray Tell.Dyllon Burnside and Billy Porter. Im grateful to be able to explore this relationship, Burnside says, hinting at whats to come for the pair in season twos remaining episodes. Patti LuPone is talking to me in between singing this song and Billy Porter and I just had a sex scene.
AHS: 1984 Shares First Look at Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd and Matthew Morrison in Slasher-Themed
To celebrate the first day of filming the ninth season of American Horror Story, executive producer Ryan Murphy shared a first look at the cast of 1984, including returning favorite Emma Roberts. Few details about the premise and characters have been revealed, but we do know that 1984 is a slasher-themed season and that Roberts and Kenworthy will be playing a couple. While there's no doubting this cast is going to be great, notably absent are a few American Horror Story mainstays. Meanwhile, Evan Peters and Billy Eichner each confirmed separately that theyre sitting this season out. RELATED CONTENT:Ryan Murphy Reveals Title and Teaser for 'American Horror Story' Season 9'American Horror Story': Emma Roberts and Olympian Gus Kenworthy to Play a Couple in Season 9Ryan Murphy Says 'American Horror Story' Witches Will Be Back After 'Apocalypse' (Exclusive)
'Pose' Star Angelica Ross Joins Cast of 'American Horror Story: 1984'
In the case of Angelica Ross, one of the original five transgender series regulars on Pose, that means going from one Ryan Murphy project to the next. On Wednesday, Murphy took to Instagram to announce that the actress will be joining the cast of American Horror Storyfor the upcoming ninth season, dubbed 1984. She is joining the American Horror Story family in another unforgettable role. I must applaud [Angelica Ross] for her tour de force of a performance as Candy Abundance Ferocity. Ross co-stars, including Billy Porter and season ones Evan Peters and Kate Mara, have all appeared in past installments of American Horror Story.