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Protesters Destroy Bar That Former Minneapolis Firefighter Spent Life Savings to Open Up

Rioters protesting the death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd destroyed a bar owned by a black former firefighter. Korboi Balla bought the bar with his life savings.
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Teen Who Spent Hours Cleaning Up After Protest Is Rewarded With Car and College Scholarship

As protesters across the nation demanded police accountability, some have turned violent. A teenager spent hours cleaning up after a protest and was rewarded a car and a college scholarship.
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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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Angelina Jolie Opens Up Easing Her Kids’ Anxiety Amid Coronavirus and Racial Injustice

In a rare interview, Angelina Jolie has opened up about how she and her children have been coping while in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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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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Amazon May Pull 'Dukes of Hazzard' Over Confederate Flag Imagery: Report

’The Dukes of Hazzard’ might soon be unavailable to stream on Amazon’s IMDb TV. Amazon is reportedly considering removing the classic 80s TV show from its library in the wake of protests against racial injustice. Read on.
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Lil Baby Taps Into Today on 'The Bigger Picture': 'These Scars Too Deep to Heal Us'

Less than a week after he marched in protest against racial injustice with Atlanta city councilman Antonio Brown, rapper Lil Baby is doubling down with his new release, ‘The Bigger Picture.’
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Celebrating Black Music Month With Revolutionary Songs in 2020

For years, protest music has been a part of Black history, and some have become major hits that have hit Billboard charts. For the black community, it means more than a place on the charts, but it represents how we collectively feel.
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Baby Names Website Changes Homepage to Honor Black Lives Lost to Violence

When you visit the homepage of Babynames.com, you won’t see the usual baby name trends and meanings. Instead, you’ll see a black box with the names of black Americans killed by police, or, in a few cases, civilians.
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Ludacris New Project 'KidNation' to Teach New Generation Through Music

’KidNation’ does a great job showcasing the innocence of children and reminding us to take note from them. In this release from ‘KidNation’ it is evident that teaching children “love is the answer,” is the answer to our nation’s change.
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