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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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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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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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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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Bad Bunny Breaks Silence on Black Lives Matter in New Song

Bad Bunny has broken his silence on his stance towards the Black Lives Matter movement in a “lyrical statement” to TIME magazine. The artist as been silent on social media, but released a musical statement this past week.
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Fans Petition to Have Britney Spears Statue Replace Confederate Statues in New Orleans

Louisiana fans of superstar Britney Spears are looking to lean into current social justice reforms, asking for signatures to petition the city of New Orleans to remove Confederate statues and replace them with the Princess of Pop.
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Billie Eilish, Justin Timberlake Demand Justice for Rayshard Brooks: 'Black People in America Are Not Safe'

Over the weekend, a fresh set of protests took shape surrounding the death of Rayshard Brooks on June 12th, a 27-year-old black man shot in the back and killed by police at a Wendy’s drive-through in Atlanta, GA.
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Supreme Court Rules LGBT Workers Protected Under Federal Civil Rights Law

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is illegal for employers to fire workers because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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