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Anti-racism books see massive sales spike amid police brutality protests - Following mass demonstrations spurred by the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, Minn., sales of books about systemic racism and the history of being black in America have spiked, with retailers trying to meet the demand. Aleksandra Sagan - Entertainment - | June 3

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Cinema chain AMC warns it may not survive the pandemic - Tali Arbel - Entertainment - | June 3 - |

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Late-night hosts say fighting racism means more than talk - David Bauder - Entertainment - | June 3

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Law & Order creator fires spin-off writer over online posts - Entertainment - | June 3

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#BlackOutTuesday, in protest against George Floyd killing, spreads on social media but garners some pushback -- Major broadcasters, music streaming companies and more are joining with celebrities and music labels in halting or altering their regular operations Tuesday to mark their solidarity with widespread U.S. and international protests against the killing of George Floyd in police custody. -- Entertainment -- |

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Judge gives control of Joe Exotic's zoo to Carole Baskin -- A United States federal judge has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's Tiger King docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival. -- Entertainment -- |

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Celebs take to streets for historic demonstrations -- Jamie Foxx stood shoulder-to-shoulder with activists in Minneapolis. In Los Angeles, pop star Halsey and Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson were hit with rubber bullets. In Chicago, John Cusack was filming a burning car when officers rushed up to him and began screaming at him to leave, and he says, hitting his bike. -- Amanda Lee Myers -- Entertainment

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Music industry hits pause to reflect amid racial inequality, police brutality protests - Entertainment - | June 1

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CBC BOOKS -- 35 books to read for National Indigenous History Month -- Entertainment

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Cape Breton author, environmentalist Silver Donald Cameron dies at 82 - Emma Davie - Canada - Nova Scotia - | June 1

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Christo, creator of ambitious public art projects, dead at age 84 -- Entertainment -- |

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Video - Space Force, Upload | Stay-home streaming guide - May 30

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Mission Possible: How Tom Cruise's plan to film in space fits NASA's trajectory -- Eli Glasner -- Entertainment -- |

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Hong Kong political cartoonist Zunzi says he won't back down from China's new security law -- Radio -- - -- Day 6

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Iconic sites stay shut as France lifts lockdown restrictions -- Entertainment -- |

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Antigone named best picture on final night of Canadian Screen Awards -- Jackson Weaver -- Entertainment

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New -- Harlequin's new LGBTQ line of romance books 'very empowering,' author says -- Radio -- - -- As It Happens

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TIFF still planning some type of physical festival, execs say -- Victoria Ahearn -- |

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Apple Music to launch its 1st radio show in Africa -- Entertainment -- |

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Canadian Screen Awards honour departing TV shows -- Jackson Weaver -- Entertainment

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Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84 -- Mark Kennedy -- |

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Disney targets July 11 to begin reopening flagship Florida theme park -- World -- |

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Toronto rapper Houdini identified as victim in fatal downtown shooting -- Canada -- - -- Toronto -- |

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Jimmy Fallon apologizes for using blackface in past SNL skit

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Too much TV? Enter HBO Max, the latest streaming wannabe

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Quebec pledges up to $200M US to support Cirque du Soleil -- Entertainment -- |

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Amazing Race Canada wins big on 2nd night of Canadian Screen Awards

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J.K. Rowling unveils new kids tale The Ickabog as free online serial -- Jessica Wong -- |

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