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Azure Antoinette and Kevin McKidd

Poet Azure Antoinette and “Grey’s Anatomy” Star Kevin McKidd Release Song in Support of Black Lives

One of the coolest and most impactful poets of our time, Azure Antoinette has teamed up with Grey’s Anatomy star and singer Kevin McKidd to release a cover of Snow Patrol’s “Chasing Cars” that’s even more moving than the original. The song (which Grey’s fans recognise as the unofficial theme song for the hit medical show) has…

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Joan Smalls is Donating Half Her Salary to Organisations Fighting Racial Injustice

Joan Smalls has pledged to donate half her earnings for the remainder of 2020 to organisations supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The supermodel and activist has teamed up with marketing agency FlyteVu and digital agency Aardvark Brigade to re-launch the online donation platform Donate My Wage, making it easier for anyone to follow Joan’s lead…

Usher performs at Global Citizen's "Unite for Our Future" concert. (Photo: @GlobalCitizen/YouTube)

Usher Performs New Single “I Cry” Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, at Global Citizen Concert

It was easily the most powerful and emotional performance at Global Citizen’s “Unite for Our Future” concert – and one that has received rapturous support online. Usher has performed his new single “I Cry” for the first time, a song inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The performance began with the singer saying “I…

Kerry Washington (Photo: @GlobalCitizen/YouTube)

Kerry Washington, Billy Porter and Opal Tometi Call for Racial Equality During Global Citizen Concert

Kerry Washington, Billy Porter and Opal Tometi have all taken part in the Global Citizen “Unite for Our Future” concert to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on marginalised communities – in particular, people of colour. The special event, which was hosted by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, featured dozens of artists and activists from around the globe including Selma…

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Rihanna’s Foundation and Twitter Chief Jack Dorsey Donate $11 Million to Racial Justice Causes

Just a few weeks ago, Rihanna’s Foundation teamed up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to donate US $4.2 million to support survivors of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic. Now the two have joined forces again, this time turning their attention to the fight against racial injustice. The Clara Lionel Foundation, which is named after RiRi’s…

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Beyoncé Seeks Justice for Breonna Taylor in Powerful Letter to Kentucky Attorney General

Beyoncé has written an open letter to the Attorney General of Kentucky demanding justice for Breonna Taylor – a 26-year-old Black woman who was shot in her sleep during a police raid. The police were in the wrong house. And no one involved has been held accountable so far. “It has now been over three months…

A still from Dax's "Black Lives Matter" video, produced by Barba Sauce and filmed by Damien Sandoval. (Source: YouTube)

Dax is Donating Proceeds of “Black Lives Matter” Song to Help End Police Brutality

Dax has released his powerful new song “Black Lives Matter” about racial injustice and the need for change – and he’s donating the proceeds to help fight police brutality. The Nigerian-Canadian artist begins the song with the words “I can’t breathe” and later, goes on to mention the families of George Floyd and the many…

Michael Jordan smiles at a red carpet event. He wears a burgundy suit with a black t-shirt.

Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand Donate $100 Million to Racial Equality Causes

Legendary basketball star Michael Jordan is doing his part to support the Black Lives Matter movement. In a statement released on social media, Jordan and the Jordan Brand will donate US $100 million over the next 10 years to causes advancing racial equality. “We represent a proud family that has overcome obstacles, fought against discrimination in communities worldwide and…