Social Justice

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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Nike Adds Juneteenth as Company Holiday

Nike will now be offering its employees a paid company holiday for Juneteenth. The sportswear giant joined several companies that announced June 19, the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery, is officially an annual day off.
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Prince Fans Petition Minnesota To Replace Christopher Columbus Statue with the Late Singer

Whether they be requests to replace “loser” civil war generals in Virginia with effigies of late gore-rock frontmen, or the Princess of Pop in Louisiana – it seems a time of reckoning is at hand for many of America’s monuments.
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Beyoncé Drops New Track 'Black Parade' on Juneteenth

Shortly after announcing her new project, “Black Parade,” an initiative supporting black-owned businesses, Beyoncé surprised fans with a new song of the same name.
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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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Target to Observe Juneteenth as a Company Holiday

Target is giving hourly employees either a paid day-off or will pay them time-and-a-half to work on June 19th, historically the date that marks the effective end of slavery in the United States.
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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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RADIO.COM: A List of Resources to Combat Racial Injustice

RADIO.COM is committed to elevating Black voices. In the wake of protests across the country surrounding the murder of George Floyd, we have provided a list of resources to help contribute to the fight for equality and justice.
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Pharrell Williams Helps Make Juneteenth a State Holiday in Virginia

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, joined by musician Pharrell Williams, announced on Tuesday the proposal to make June 19th an official paid holiday in the state that was home at one time to the capital of the Confederate states.
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