WATCH: What You Need To Know — September 22, 2020: GOP Senators Take A Stand — Women Arrested For Ricin Letter — Mortgage Payments Delayed

1. Key GOP Senator Says She Opposes Taking Up a Supreme Court Nomination Before Election Day What You Need To Know: The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Friday set off a quick turn of events. 2. Woman … Read more…

Google tells Australians to get mad about proposed media laws in pointed open letter

In July, the Australian government released the first draft of a new code of conduct managing the way tech giants deal with local media companies, which includes requiring them to pay for content. Google was predictably unhappy with this development, … Read more…

Election 2020: Harris praises Biden’s ‘audacity’; letter carriers union endorses Biden

Capping their first week as a ticket, Biden and Harris will appear together to sign official documents related to accepting the party’s nomination at next week’s Democratic National Convention. Tonight, President Trump is scheduled to speak to the City of … Read more…

Disney Dad Accused of Murder Claims Wife Killed Kids and Self in Chilling Letter From Jail

Todt, who was indicted on four counts of first-degree murder, lived in the family’s Celebration home for weeks with their corpses. A man who is accused of slaughtering his family is claiming his wife killed their kids and then herself. … Read more…

Billy Porter, Tessa Thompson, and hundreds of other Black stars signed a letter demanding change in Hollywood

Billy Porter, Tessa Thompson, and hundreds of other Black stars signed a letter demanding change in Hollywood In an open letter titled “Hollywood 4 Black Lives,” published Tuesday, June 23rd, more than 300 Black creatives demanded that Hollywood cease the … Read more…

An Open Letter Signed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Viola Davis and Hundreds More Slams Racism in the Theater Industry

Viola Davis, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sandra Oh and some 300 other creators of color in the theater world published an incendiary open letter on Monday evening addressed to “White American Theater,” calling out systemic racism and demanding change. “We have watched … Read more…

Anonymous Letter Slams China’s Government for Ignoring Film Industry Workers

A rare letter of dissent circulating online slams China’s government for failing to help film industry workers whose livelihoods have been shaken by prolonged coronavirus-imposed shutdowns. Written this weekend as China hit its 136th day since cinemas shuttered nationwide, the … Read more…

Scientists funded by Zuckerberg sent him a letter calling Facebook’s practices ‘antithetical’ to his philanthropic mission

Dozens of scientists funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative urged Mark Zuckerberg to enforce stricter policies around the spread of misinformation and incitements to violence. Technology BEST DEAL UPDATE:

New York Times Staffers Denounce Tom Cotton Op-Ed, Paper Publishes Blistering Letter From Reader Criticizing Decision To Run It

New York Times staffers bitterly complained on social media today after the newspaper’s opinion section ran a column from Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton that called on President Donald Trump to “Send in the troops.” Cotton, a notoriously pro-Trump supporter, asked … Read more…

Must Read: Andre Leon Talley Calls His Memoir a ‘Love Letter’ to Anna Wintour, Beauty Brands Must Focus on E-commerce

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Andre Leon Talley calls his memoir a ‘love letter’ to Anna WintourWhile most reviews of Andre Leon Talley’s memoir “The Chiffon Trenches” consider it a vengeful takedown of his former boss, … Read more…

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation pens open letter to Georgia governor demanding justice for Ahmaud Arbery

Celebrities are now calling for action, with Jay-Z’s team Roc Nation publishing an open letter in the Atlanta Journal Constitution calling for a special prosecutor to be appointed to ensure a fair trial for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Omar … Read more…

Vanessa Bryant Finds An Unopened Letter From ‘Papi’ Kobe Bryant On Her Birthday

Today is bittersweet as Vanessa Bryant is celebrating her 38th birthday following the death of husband Kobe and daughter Gianna back in January. To commemorate her day, she revealed one last unopened letter written by Kobe, saying it gave her something to look forward to. … Read more…