Thursday, August 6, 2020

Tag: george floyd

Reddit

Reddit’s co-founder wants a black candidate to replace him on the board

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has stepped down from his board role and requested that it be filled by a black candidate. Ohanian co-founded the...
Lush

People are boycotting Lush after the UK CEO gifted police care packages

People are wanting to boycott Lush over actions made by its U.K. CEO Mark Constantine. Constantine recently took to social media to showcase that...
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The Ghost Inside bassist addresses backlash over use of racial slur

On June 4, Bracewar drummer Rashod Jackson took to Twitter to call out the Ghost Inside's bass player Jim Riley. Jackson shared a tweet...
Judas Priest

Protesters are blaring Judas Priest’s “Breaking The Law” over police radios

Protesters in New York City have reportedly been hijacking police radios and blaring Judas Priest's "Breaking The Law." NYC has been a hub for...
Breonna Taylor

This is how you can honor Breonna Taylor’s birthday and help her family

Breonna Taylor would have been 27 years old today (June 5). Taylor was an EMT in Louisville, KY and worked at two different hospitals...
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Republic Records will stop using the term “urban” to describe genres

Republic Records is currently one of the most powerful labels in North America. This week, Universal Music Group, which owns Republic, announced its pledge...
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Here’s why Billie Eilish created a film on the effects of body shaming

Back in March, Billie Eilish kicked off her WHERE DO WE GO? tour in Miami before coronavirus caused the remaining dates to be postponed....
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Sony Music pledges $100M to social justice and anti-racism initiatives

Sony Music is pledging a $100 million fund towards social justice and anti-racism organizations with immediate donations for organizations fighting for equal rights happening. CEO and...
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Kanye West creates a college fund for George Floyd’s daughter

This week, Kanye West was seen getting involved with the ongoing protests surrounding the tragic killing of George Floyd. West joined thousands of Black Lives...
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Universal Music Group pledges $25 million for a social justice task force

After calls from the Weeknd for major labels and streaming services to donate to organizations involved in social justice and ending racism, Universal Music Group is revealing a...