Social Justice

Barack Obama congratulates LeBron James, commends his social justice efforts

Days after Donald Trump called LeBron James a “nasty spokesman” for the democratic party, LeBron won his fourth NBA title and received a congratulatory, laudatory message from Barack Obama for his on- and off-court contributions.
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Happy Bey Day: Beyoncé Gives $1 Million To Black-Owned Small Businesses

Beyoncé is giving back to the Black community, announcing that she will be donating $1 million in additional funds to Black-owned small businesses via her BeyGOOD foundation on Wednesday, September 2.
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Wisconsin Governor Looking Into Reports That Jacob Blake Is Handcuffed to Hospital Bed

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday he’ll look into reports that Jacob Blake is being handcuffed to his hospital bed as he tries to recover from serious injuries.
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Black Americans Refusing to Shop Today in Support of #BlackOutDay2020

Tuesday is #BlackOutDay2020, a day where many Black Americans will refuse to shop and if they do, they are suggesting the community only shops at Black-owned businesses.
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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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Preservation of George Floyd Memorial Continues One Month After Death

The area has become a memorial to George Floyd and others whose lives have been taken by the hands of police in the United States. See the details.
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Ahmaud Arbery Accused Killers Indicted

According to prosecutor Joyette Holmes, A Glynn County grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan on charges that include malice murder and felony murder.
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Beyoncé Drops New Track 'Black Parade' on Juneteenth

Shortly after announcing her new project, “Black Parade,” an initiative supporting black-owned businesses, Beyoncé surprised fans with a new song of the same name.
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12-Year-Old Lands Record Deal with George Floyd Tribute 'I JUST WANNA LIVE,' With Proceeds Going To the NAACP

As a fitting celebration of Juneteenth, only two weeks after Keedron Bryant’s “I JUST WANNA LIVE” video went viral, the young Gospel singer has officially signed a deal with Warner Records for the song’s official release.
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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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