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Black Americans Refusing to Shop Today in Support of #BlackOutDay2020

Tuesday is #BlackOutDay2020, a day where many Black Americans will refuse to shop and if they do, they are suggesting the community only shops at Black-owned businesses.
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Kyrie Irving Producing TV Special to Bring Attention to Breonna Taylor Case

Nets star Kyrie Irving is producing a TV show that will debut this week and discuss the case of Breonna Taylor and calls for justice on the 26-year-old Black woman’s death.
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#BlackOutDay: What Is It and Why It’s Essential to the Global Movement to End Racism

The #BlackOutDay campaign promotion has been taking place across social media platforms and aims to encourage BIPOC consumers to refrain from making any online or in-store purchases unless purchases are made from a Black-owned business.
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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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NBA to Display ‘Black Lives Matter’ on Each of Its Orlando Courts

The NBA plans to display “Black Lives Matter” on courts in each of its three arenas when play resumes in Orlando next month. Players will also be permitted to share personal messages on their uniforms in place of last names.
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'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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Martin Luther King III on George Floyd Protests, Racial Justice and Police Reform

Martin Luther King III, son of the legendary civil rights movement leader, talks George Floyd protests, police reform and racial justice, with KNX co-hosts Charles Feldman and Mike Simpson.
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What's in the 'Justice in Policing' Act, Supported by Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and More?

Using their influence for the greater good, many members of the music and entertainment industries have joined forces by signing an open letter in support of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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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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