Social Justice

Sephora Signs ‘15% Pledge’ to Carry More Black-Owned Brands

Sephora is the first significant business to take the Fifteen Perfect Pledge. The company promised to carry more black-owned brands at its stores across the nation.
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Netflix Launches ‘Black Lives Matter’ Collection of Movies and Shows

Netflix is launching a ‘Black Lives Matter’ collection that will highlight movies, shows and documentaries about the experience of black Americans.
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Where to Support Black-Owned Restaurants Nationwide

Many Americans are turning the spotlight on black-owned businesses amid calls for justice and support for the black community. Find a list of black-owned restaurants, eateries and bars here.
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Teachers Reach Out for Help to Get Books by Black Authors in Classroom

While watching the protests across the country after the death of George Floyd, one teacher wanted to take this opportunity to educate her classroom.
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Rachel Lindsay Calls Out ‘Bachelor’ Franchise for Lack of Diversity

Rachel Lindsay is calling out the ‘Bachelor’ franchise for its lack of diversity for lead roles. ‘The Bachelorette’ shared her opinion on her personal blog.
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‘Gone With the Wind’ Pulled From HBO Max Amid Protests

The Academy Award–winning 1939 film ‘Gone with the Wind’ was pulled from HBO Max amid ongoing protests over policing and racism in America. The four-hour film is set in the American South around the time of the Civil War.
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'Black Lives Matter' to Be Painted on Five NYC Streets

New York City will follow in Washington D.C.’s footsteps by painting “Black Lives Matter” on one street in each of the five boroughs, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
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Comcast Pledges $100 Million to Battle Systemic Prejudice

Comcast announced Monday that they would be pledging $100 million to battle systemic racism, sexism, and homophobia in the country. See the details.
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‘Friends’ Co-Creator Regrets Lack of Diversity on Show

Marta Kauffman, one of the co-creators of the hit sitcom “Friends,” has spoken out about a criticism that has been lobbed at the beloved series before: its lack of diversity.
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John Legend Talks Balancing Humorous Content Amid Nationwide Protests

John Legend shared his thoughts on how society should balance humorous content while the protests still continue throughout the United States.
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