black lives matter

#BlackOutDay: What Is It and Why It’s Essential to the Global Movement to End Racism

The #BlackOutDay campaign promotion has been taking place across social media platforms and aims to encourage BIPOC consumers to refrain from making any online or in-store purchases unless purchases are made from a Black-owned business.
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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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'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy' Will No Longer Have White Actors Voicing Non-White Characters

’The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guys’ are making some necessary changes. Fox, the network home of the long-running sitcoms, announced on Friday that it would begin to diversify casting for non-white characters. Read on.
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On 51st Anniversary Of Uprising, Stonewall Inn Faces Possible Closure

Hundreds of people gathered at the landmark Stonewall Inn Saturday for a combined Pride and Black Lives Matter march—51 years after the 1969 uprising and as the legendary bar faces a risk of closing because of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Martin Luther King III on George Floyd Protests, Racial Justice and Police Reform

Martin Luther King III, son of the legendary civil rights movement leader, talks George Floyd protests, police reform and racial justice, with KNX co-hosts Charles Feldman and Mike Simpson.
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What's in the 'Justice in Policing' Act, Supported by Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, and More?

Using their influence for the greater good, many members of the music and entertainment industries have joined forces by signing an open letter in support of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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'This Is Us’ Star Lonnie Chavis, 12, Pens Powerful Essay on His Experiences With Racism

“This Is Us” actor Lonnie Chavis penned a powerful and emotional essay on detailing what it’s like to be Black in America in 2020. Chavis plays young Randall Pearson on the NBC drama. Read his piece now.
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Calls for Taco Bell to Be Canceled After Staffer Says He Was Fired for Black Lives Matter Mask

Social media is calling for Taco Bell to be canceled. A staffer in Youngstown, Ohio said he was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter mask.
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Juneteenth: Why the 155-Year-Old Holiday Is Now in the Spotlight, Amid ‘Black Lives Matter' Protest

From Tulsa, Oklahoma to Montgomery, Alabama, Juneteenth represents freedom and symbolizes the hazards and hopes of Black America throughout the years. It is not a national federal holiday, but the possibility looks promising.
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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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