A Voice For The Voiceless: Nonprofit Helps Victims Of Injustice Reclaim Their Stories
Both have found success in the communications space, and through their newly formed company Conscious Communications Collective, or C3, they aim to extend the luxury of open dialogue to those in need. Knowing her involvement in her husband’s space and what she does in the social justice space, it just made sense. (Angelique Phipps/Zenger)Zenger: Does your organization have an open-door policy for all injustice, or are you trying to target specific types of injustice? Bernard: The idea of [how] we define social injustice leads us to actual justice [for] whatever the offense is. That is always the perception of what social injustice is.thewestsidegazette.com
‘We had a good life’: Family flees war in Ukraine and finds refuge in South Florida
All that was on Natalia Kadenuyk’s mind was escaping Ukraine with her two little kids. Worried, she packed the family’s clothes, grabbed some cash and started driving toward the Zurich airport, preparing to travel thousands of miles to South Florida.sun-sentinel.com
The Dish: Meet the team behind Pig Beach BBQ
Pig Beach BBQ is the brainchild of three friends who are trying to remake the world of barbecue. They opened their first location in Brooklyn, New York in 2016, a second in neighboring Queens just a month ago and are eyeing a Florida location. None of those spots are traditionally considered barbecue destinations but that is changing fast.news.yahoo.com
'Dueling dinosaurs' fossils donated to North Carolina museum
RALEIGH, N.C. – The fossil skeletons of two dinosaurs intertwined in what looks like a final death match have been donated to a North Carolina museum. The nonprofit organization Friends of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences said in a statement Tuesday that it acquired the fossilized animals with private funds. The Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops horridus known as the dueling dinosaurs were buried together 67 million years ago. The nonprofit said the distinct preservation will give museum paleontologists an unprecedented opportunity for research and education. In June, a U.S. appeals court ruled the fossils belong to the owners of the land’s surface rights, not the owners of the mineral rights.
Courteney Cox and Matthew Perry show us they're still 'Friends'
"Friends" stars Courteney Cox reunited with her former co-star Matthew Perry on Thursday and posted a cute picture of herself with her TV husband. Cox captioned the shot. The duo's "Friends" co-star Jennifer Aniston, new to Instagram, left a comment on the snap. Lisa Kudrow, who starred as Phoebe Buffay, commented, "Lucky lucky. All six former "Friends" got together for a pic last month that Aniston posted in her Instagram debut.
Jennifer Aniston joins Instagram with help from some 'Friends'
JenniferAniston/Instagram via CNN(CNN) - Jennifer Aniston's "Friends" co-stars will always be there for her -- even for her first day on Instagram. The actress on Tuesday joined the social media platform with a bang, posting a photo with her former co-stars Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc. "And now we're Instagram FRIENDS too," she wrote. Aniston's foray into social media comes as her new Apple TV+ show, "The Morning Show," prepares to launch. At a junket for the drama over the weekend, Aniston spoke with Entertainment Tonight about the appealing parts of joining Instagram.
10 celebs who guest starred on 'Friends'
Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer are shown in a scene from the NBC series "Friends." (CNN) - It's been 25 years since "Friends" premiered, and fans are still watching reruns over and over. The one with Brad PittIn an episode of season eight, Monica runs into former high school classmate Will Colbert, played by Brad Pitt (then married to Jennifer Aniston, who played Rachel Green). Crystal and Williams play friends Tomas and Tim. The ones with Tom SelleckBefore Monica and Chandler, there was Monica and Richard -- and he was played by none other than Tom Selleck.
Google marks 25 years of 'Friends' with Easter eggs
(L-R) Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matt Le Blanc as Joey Tribbiani, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay. (CNN) - This weekend marks 25 years since "Friends" hit TV screens -- and Google is marking the occasion with a sparkling special feature. The search engine has launched seven "Friends"-themed "Easter eggs" that show users special icons when they search for their favorite character. A search for Ross Geller, pop-culture's most famous paleontologist, brings up a couch -- click on it, and you'll hear Ross' helpful suggestion to "pivot!" For fans who search for "Friends glossary," the search engine will pull definitions for "unfloopy," "phalange," "hand twin" and "mississipily" -- just in case you needed reminding.
'Friends' remains popular, especially in China
Handout/Getty ImagesHOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Nearly 25 years ago, Rachel Green stumbled into Central Perk, dripping wet in a wedding dress -- and "Friends" was born. Several of the starring actors posted the same group photo on Instagram, of the five arm-in-arm strolling down the street. posted a similar message with the group photo, adding, "Big love to the other five friends." In China, many used the show to teach American-style English, and there's even Central Perk replica cafes in Beijing and Shanghai. Despite ceasing production 15 years ago, the show's popularity has endured -- a Chinese fan group has created a Friends-themed 2020 calendar.
Lego celebrates 'Friends' 25th anniversary with Central Perk set
In honor of the 25th anniversary of "Friends", Lego is releasing a Central Perk set of the New York coffee shop that served as the hub for the characters. (CNN) - We may not be getting a "Friends" reunion anytime soon, but the band is still getting back together. In honor of the show's 25th anniversary, Lego is releasing a Central Perk set of the New York coffee shop that served as the hub for the characters. The comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer premiered Sept. 22, 1994. The Lego set joins other anniversary promotions, including a planned Central Perk pop-up in New York.
Pottery Barn releases its 'Friends'-inspired collection
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the television series "Friends," Pottery Barn has released its collection of limited-edition pieces inspired by the show. "Friends" fanatics can pretend they're living it up in New York City with furniture and other home dcor, starting Tuesday. The image shows a Central Perk-esque background with two mugs, one with the line "You're my lobster" and the other with a picture of a lobster. It's a reference to Phoebe's belief that lobsters mate for life, so if someone is your lobster, you're meant to be with them forever. If the Pottery Barn collection isn't enough, "Friends" fans can try to score tickets to a pop-up shop in New York City this fall.
WarnerMedia banks on HBO's brand name for new streaming service
By bringing it in-house, WarnerMedia is banking that "Friends" fans will migrate for a new streaming service. The streaming service will also include brand-new shows, called "Max Originals," and movies. The forthcoming streaming service has been a top priority ever since AT&T took control of WarnerMedia, then known as Time Warner, last summer. Reilly has been green-lighting new shows for the forthcoming streaming service for several months. Netflix tweeted on Tuesday, "We're sorry to see Friends go to Warner's streaming service at the beginning of 2020 (in The US).