Amy Schumer

Mo’Nique continues her public dispute with Netflix over pay disparities and gender and race inequality. Over the weekend, the 50-year-old comedienne called for a boycott of the online streaming giant after she claims she was offered $500,000 for a standup comedy special — a fraction of what Netflix pays comedians such as actress Amy Schumer (who is not funny at all) and Chris Rock.

Comedienne Wanda Sykes also criticized Netflix for paying her pennies compared to what men and Caucasian comics receive.

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama says Republicans are “literally gray and white,” and Americans should “mix it up” and elect more blacks, gays and women to Congress.

Mrs. Obama made the statements during a guest appearance at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women on Tuesday.

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Kendrick Lamar

Rapper-of-the-moment Kendrick Lamar hopes his new $109 Reebok sneakers will promote peace, unity and equality in the world.

The 29-year-old Compton, California native became a “brand ambassador” for the sportswear giant in 2014, and he has used similar ideological guerrilla marketing to sell sneakers to his fans.

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Patricia Arquette poses in the press room at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

Actress Patricia Arquette stoked the fires of controversy during her acceptance speech for the Best Supporting Actress Oscar at the 87th Annual Academy Oscar Awards, held in Hollywood, California, on Sunday.

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