Black Lives Matter

'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy' Will No Longer Have White Actors Voicing Non-White Characters

’The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guys’ are making some necessary changes. Fox, the network home of the long-running sitcoms, announced on Friday that it would begin to diversify casting for non-white characters. Read on.
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Ariana Grande's Promotion of Local Black-Owned Coffee Shop Leads to Wide Spread Support

Los Angeles based coffee shop, The South LA Cafe, has been experiencing a surge of customers after Ariana Grande shared an Instagram story of her coffee order from the local cafe.
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12-Year-Old Lands Record Deal with George Floyd Tribute 'I JUST WANNA LIVE,' With Proceeds Going To the NAACP

As a fitting celebration of Juneteenth, only two weeks after Keedron Bryant’s “I JUST WANNA LIVE” video went viral, the young Gospel singer has officially signed a deal with Warner Records for the song’s official release.
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'This Is Us’ Star Lonnie Chavis, 12, Pens Powerful Essay on His Experiences With Racism

“This Is Us” actor Lonnie Chavis penned a powerful and emotional essay on detailing what it’s like to be Black in America in 2020. Chavis plays young Randall Pearson on the NBC drama. Read his piece now.
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Six Moments of Historically Black Imagery Featured in Beyoncé's Music Videos

We have put together a gallery of just some of Beyoncé’s music videos to showcase her continual work to promote Black excellence, Black culture, and Black history.
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Juneteenth: Why the 155-Year-Old Holiday Is Now in the Spotlight, Amid ‘Black Lives Matter' Protest

From Tulsa, Oklahoma to Montgomery, Alabama, Juneteenth represents freedom and symbolizes the hazards and hopes of Black America throughout the years. It is not a national federal holiday, but the possibility looks promising.
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JUSTICE NOW! Bringing Our Communities to Unity

JUSTICE NOW! The Wave's ongoing pursuit to bring our Communities to Unity. We kick off JUSTICE NOW! Friday, Juneteenth at 5pm, putting it all out there with special guests and tough talk about Policing, Politics, and The People.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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Starbucks Reverses Course, Will Let Employees Wear Black Lives Matter Apparel

Starbucks on Friday said it would allow baristas to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts and accessories, amid growing backlash over an internal bulletin that said letting employees do so would violate company policy.
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Halsey Launches Fund for Black Creators to Amplify 'Art, Voice, and Perspective'

Pop singer Halsey is leaning in and acting on her support for the Black Lives Matter movement with the launch of her ‘Black Creators Funding Initiative’ on Thursday, June 11th.
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