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Source: Global News

Grammys defends its representation of women

Friday 18:12 GMT

After a few missteps, The Recording Academy is reassuring its members that it is not lagging behind the music industry when it comes to female representation.

Female country singers have far less radio time, and it’s not changing any time soon. The academy was heavily criticized last month when its CEO Neil Portnow said women need to “step up” when asked about the lack of female winners at the 2018 Grammys.

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Source: CBS News

"Black Panther" executive producer Nate Moore on the superhero's legacy

Saturday 16:21 GMT

Nate Moore grew up rifling through 25-cent comic book bins, where he stumbled upon "Black Panther," the first superhero he saw who looked like him.

The producer says he's excited not just to tell Black Panther's story, but also to share share positive messages with the black community. On Monday, Moore delivered an hour-long lecture in the Bronx for Ghetto Film School, a nonprofit based in the Bronx and Los Angeles that provides young, local talent with the resources to pursue creative careers, free of charge.

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Source: New York Times

Bobsled Team Represents Nigeria Loosely, but Women Truly

Sunday 10:50 GMT

After all the news media interviews, after dancing on “Ellen” and attending receptions in their honor, it was time for the three women of the Nigerian bobsled team to get on the ice at the Pyeongchang Games.

“This is something that will help the sport, something that will help women, the country, the continent,” she said, “and those things keep me grounded and keep me able to handle it.”

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Source: Common Domain

The Pride Flag Waves at the Olympics for Adam Rippon

Today 06:05 GMT

Rodriguez, a 35-year-old X-ray technician from Las Vegas, brought that flag to the men’s figure-skating competition on Friday morning here and unfurled it to celebrate after the short program of Adam Rippon, the first American figure skater to compete at the Olympics while openly gay.

Rodriguez bought tickets, changed his travel plans and went on Amazon to buy something he wanted to pack for his last-minute trip: a gay Pride flag with stars and rainbow stripes.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte