Social Justice

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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Doctor Gives Advice on How to Talk to Kids About Racial Injustice, COVID-19

After news of the death of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests and new conversations about racial injustices, many parents are wondering how to address the issues with their children.
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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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Amazon Announces One-Year Ban on Police Using Its Facial Recognition Software

Amazon announced that it is banning police from using its facial recognition software for a year as pressure on companies mounts following the murder of George Floyd in police custody. Read more now.
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Fans Want the City of Richmond to Replace Robert E. Lee Statue With GWAR Frontman

The “scumdogs” of Richmond, VA are calling for a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond to be replaced with one of late GWAR frontman(?) Oderus Urungus.
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ALT 92.3 / Black Lives Matter

ALT 92.3 / 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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Is Tinder Blocking Support For Black Lives Matter?

Users asking for donations to BLM saw their accounts suspended.
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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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