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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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KROQ / Black Lives Matter

As we all process the aftermath of George Floyd’s senseless death, here are some valuable resources available in order for you to educate, donate, and activate. Now is the time for us all to be more involved in the fight against racial injustice and discrimination.
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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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New York Repeals Police Secrecy Law After Letter Signed by Rihanna, Billie Eilish, and More

New York State lawmakers have decided to pass a bill to repeal statute 50-A, which keeps police officers’ disciplinary and personnel records private, following an open letter signed by hundreds in the entertainment industry.
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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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George Floyd to Be Laid to Rest in Houston Today

Thousands are expected to pay their respects to George Floyd in Houston, Texas, over the next two days, starting with a public viewing on June 8, followed by a private funeral on June 9.
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Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello Schools Commenter on His Political Experience

Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello shared an oldie but goodie from his Instagram, showing an interaction with a commenter who called him out for being just “another successful musician instantly [becoming] a political expert.”
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Watch the George Floyd Memorial Service, Live From North Carolina

The nation continues to mourn and remember George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody after a now-fired white police officer knelt on his neck for over eight minutes in Minneapolis, MN while he struggled to breathe.
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Man Asks ‘Did I Miss Anything?’ After Emerging From 75-Day Isolated Retreat

It’s impossible to ignore what’s happening in our world, but one man did just that when he embarked on a 75-day isolated silent retreat in March and returned to a world with coronavirus and protests against police brutality. Read on.
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Pearl Jam: 'We Do Not Want to Contribute to White Voices Overtaking the Narrative'

“Pearl Jam was started with a love for music and social justice,” the grunge rockers write in a Facebook post. “Our organization has been reflecting on where unconscious racism is still showing up in our own lives and how we can do better.”
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