Social Justice

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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Robert De Niro Talks About Raising Biracial Children: It’s 'Scary'

People all around the country are still protesting in support of black lives. Parents have been having hard discussions with their children about race, including Robert De Niro.
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Band-Aid Adding New Bandages to Include a Larger Range of Skin Tones

Band-Aid announced on social media that the company would be expanding a widespread of bandages to include a range of skin tones. Check out the bandages right here on RADIO.COM.
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Ex-'SNL' Cast Member Jay Pharoah Posts Video of LAPD Officer Kneeling on His Neck

Jay Pharoah, a former cast member of “Saturday Night Live” says he was stopped by LAPD and one of the officers kneeled on his neck. Pharoah shared a video of the incident.
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Amazon May Pull 'Dukes of Hazzard' Over Confederate Flag Imagery: Report

’The Dukes of Hazzard’ might soon be unavailable to stream on Amazon’s IMDb TV. Amazon is reportedly considering removing the classic 80s TV show from its library in the wake of protests against racial injustice. Read on.
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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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Live From Space: NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy Talks About COVID-19, Racial Unrest

We are all human beings and we all have shared experiences. That’s the message from NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain Chris Cassidy who called KNX 1070 News FROM space Thursday morning.
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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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