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Aretha Franklin Made 'Respect' A National Anthem For Social Justice

Franklin wasn't the first to record 'Respect,' but her rendition catapulted the song into American history.

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3:43Actor Chadwick Boseman accepts the Best Performance in a Movie award for 'Black Panther' during the 2018 MTV Movie Awards.
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The Evolution Of Black Representation In Film

3:11Jason Statham in "The Meg"
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'The Meg' Is A Bigger Box-Office Hit Than Expected With $141M Debut

1:33Adam Driver, left, and John David Washington in "BlacKkKlansman"
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Who Was The Real-Life Partner Of The 'BlacKkKlansman'?

1:49Collection of 2018 September Issue covers
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Here's Why September Is The Most Important Month For Fashion Magazines

0:40LeBron James celebrating during a game
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LeBron James Producing Docu-Series Called 'Shut Up And Dribble'

0:37Charlotte Rae
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'The Facts Of Life' Star Charlotte Rae Dies At 92

3:21Winnie the Pooh in "Christopher Robin"
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'Christopher Robin' Delivers Lowest Disney Debut In Past 2 Years

0:44Harvey Weinstein
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Harvey Weinstein Is Seeking To Dismiss First-Degree Rape Charge

3:09Still from "Random Acts of Flyness"
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HBO's 'Random Acts Of Flyness' Is Random For A Reason

4:44Festival-goers hold Our Music My Body signs against sexual harassment
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Sexual Harassment At Music Festivals 'Isn't Very Punk Rock Of You'

0:46Anthony Bourdain
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CNN To Air Final Season Of Anthony Bourdain's TV Show This Fall

0:45MoviePass sign hangs on a window
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MoviePass To Increase Prices And Limit Access To New Releases

24:06Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad attend the after party for opening night of 'Raisin in the Sun.'
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'Tell Me More': Phylicia Rashad And Kenny Leon

2:45Franklin, the Peanuts first black character, makes his first appearance.
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How The First Black 'Peanuts' Character Integrated A Beloved Comic

3:05Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible Fallout"
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"Mission: Impossible — Fallout" Had The Best Debut Of The Franchise

1:58Film posters for "The Miseducation of Cameron Post" and "Boy Erased"
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2 New Films Are Tackling A Controversial Practice: Conversion Therapy

0:33Disney logo
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Shareholders Approve Disney And 21st Century Fox's Merger

0:51Disneyland sign
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Disneyland Agrees To Hourly Wage Increase For Some Union Workers

1:01CBS Chairman and CEO Les Moonves
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CBS Board To Investigate Misconduct Allegations Against Les Moonves

0:42Roseanne Barr
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Roseanne Barr Says Racist Tweet Was Meant To Be Political

0:30Demi Lovato poses for a photo
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Demi Lovato Is 'Awake' After A Suspected Drug Overdose

0:53James Gunn
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Tens Of Thousands Of Fans Urge Disney To Rehire James Gunn

3:23Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer 2"
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'Equalizer 2' Gives Denzel Washington One Of His Best Debuts Ever

1:31Blockbuster Video Rental Store
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One Last Blockbuster Store Left Standing

2:02Still from Lionsgate's "Robin Hood"
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'Robin Hood' Is Classic, But Is It Worth At Least 8 Film Adaptations?

1:33Chance the Rapper at the Grammys
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Chance The Rapper Gets Into Media Business With Purchase Of Chicagoist

2:21World Emoji Day banner
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'World Emoji Day' Is A Global Celebration For A Reason

2:59Game enthusiasts and industry personnel play 'Battlefield 5' during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3.
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The Evolution Of Video Games

0:44Scarlett Johansson
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Scarlett Johansson Withdraws From Playing Role Of Transgender Man

2:34Emmy Award in front of Netflix logo.
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It Took Netflix Just Five Years To Become The Emmys' Biggest Contender