Social Justice

Mariah Carey Bypasses 30th Anniversary Celebration to 'Educate, Inform, and Invoke Change'

Mariah Carey postpones celebrations for the 30th anniversary of her first album. Carey asks fans to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Merriam-Webster to Change Definition of 'Racism' After Request by Missouri Woman

Kennedy Mitchum says internet trolls were copy-and-pasting the definition of racism to try and prove she didn’t understand the word. But soon that definition will change.
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Chole x Halle on New Music, Hope for Change, and Beyonce's Best Advice

Thursday, DJ Sturgess from RADIO.COM and V-103 sat with the sisters in the Verizon Artist Lounge to spill all the tea on music, movies, relationships, working with Beyoncé and more.
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DaBaby Drops ‘Black Lives Matter’ Remix of ‘Rockstar’ With Roddy Ricch

DaBaby has a message to share and he’s doing so through the power of music, releasing a “Black Lives Matter” remix of his number one hit single “Rockstar” that features Roddy Ricch.
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Lil Baby Taps Into Today on 'The Bigger Picture': 'These Scars Too Deep to Heal Us'

Less than a week after he marched in protest against racial injustice with Atlanta city councilman Antonio Brown, rapper Lil Baby is doubling down with his new release, ‘The Bigger Picture.’
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Celebrating Black Music Month With Revolutionary Songs in 2020

For years, protest music has been a part of Black history, and some have become major hits that have hit Billboard charts. For the black community, it means more than a place on the charts, but it represents how we collectively feel.
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Starbucks Reverses Course, Will Let Employees Wear Black Lives Matter Apparel

Starbucks on Friday said it would allow baristas to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts and accessories, amid growing backlash over an internal bulletin that said letting employees do so would violate company policy.
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Harvey Milk: The Trailblazer Who Paved the Way for LGBTQ Lawmakers

Harvey Milk ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the city’s Board of Supervisors. He ran again in 1976 and lost again. But in 1977, he won, becoming the first openly gay elected official in California and one of the first in the country.
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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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