Music Lists

Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Playlist for Black Lives Matter

Songs to get you hyped for the revolution.

Though your social media feeds might slowly be "returning to normal," don't forget: Black Lives Matter.

Since the May 25 murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, countless protests against police brutality of Black people have taken the United States, and much of the rest of the world, by storm. U.S. police have reportedly arrested over 10,000 protestors and have resorted to dangerous tactics, like rubber bullets and tear gas, in attempts to dissipate the protests.

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With the constant onslaught of complicated news that 2020 has brought, sometimes you just want to be able to shut off your brain, relax, and feel happy.

Enter comfort films. These are the feel-good movies that feel like a warm hug when you finish them, the ones that allow you to escape for a short while. We often turn to these types of films in times of trouble or extreme stress, and when we're not sure what films of this nature we should watch, we turn to the Internet for options.

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Sony's PS5 Event Delay Is the Right Move (Even If It's Just PR)

If a brand can back positive social change through financially beneficial PR, that's still a positive.

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Corporations have one interest and one interest only: profit.

No matter how much you love a nostalgic toy brand from your childhood or a fast food chain's Twitter account, it's worth remembering that their primary goal is always to get you to buy their product. Brands are not your friends, and it's naive to think that they ever "do the right thing" out of some higher sense of justice beyond their bottom line.

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