Ethan Hawke tells the story of an unknown singer-songwriter Blaze Foley, who inspired the likes of Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams, Townes Van Zandt and Merle Haggard in a new film “Blaze.” Of Foley’s music, Hawke says there are lines that “shatter” him. (Sept. 14)
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Her tirade may be long remembered and the umpire who penalized her could have acted differently, but the meltdown tarnished the sport and sportsmanship.
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The killing of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager who went to a Florida store for Skittles but was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer, inflamed the United States in 2012. Six years later, a new television series is reliving what happened and forcing viewers to confront the gut-wrenching agony of losing a child in what Trayvon’s parents and the filmmakers hope will enact change. “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” premiered on the Paramount Network and BET on Monday, a docu-series bankrolled in part by rap mogul Jay Z and due to run in six weekly installments.
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – An ex-member of an informal police force running for Mexico’s Senate is battling attacks labeling her a “kidnapper,” drawing attention to radical proposals by her ally, presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, to end the drug war.
The actress has produced an animation about the struggle faced by women living under the Taliban.
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Indian scientist’s sacking spotlights sexual harassment
Indian scientist’s sacking spotlights sexual harassment , Published online: 28 February 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-02249-x
Scientists hope dismissal will motivate other academic institutions to deal with harassment fairly and fearlessly.