Social Justice

Dave Chappelle Releases New, Free Comedy Special '8:46'

Last week Dave Chappelle performed three socially-distant comedy shows in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio over the last week & now Netflix has released a 27-minute special called ‘8:46.’ Read now.
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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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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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