Posts Tagged: racism

Tyler Perry Speaks From the Heart About Racial Justice

Tyler Perry is featured on the cover of this month’s PEOPLE magazine. He was asked to write an essay for the publication that centers around hope and his vision for America’s future, Perry initially said no to the offer but changed his mind. “My reluctance wasn’t because I didn’t think it was important, and certainly… Read more »

L’Oreal Rehires Black Model It Once Fired For Speaking Up About Racism

Munroe Bergdorf was fired from L’Oreal UK in 2017. She was fired after she spoke out on Facebook about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Fast forward to the present. L’Oreal posts about Black Lives Matter and the recent events happening in the world. Munore called out L’Oreal, you dropped me from a campaign in… Read more »

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Lil Wayne Explains Why He Said What He Said About Racism

Lil Wayne has said he understands why some people criticized him for saying racism is over, but claimed people don’t see it from his perspective. Lil Wayne got a lot of flack when he said “there is no such thing as racism because his concert audiences are attended by a lot of white fans.  He… Read more »

NFL Commish Says “We were wrong” in Handling of Player Protests

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a video statement on behalf of the league acknowledging “we were wrong” in handling the issue of player protest. The message has been well-received by black players in the league and most African Americans in genearl. The message came Friday night, after 10 days of protests and civil unrest in… Read more »

Michael Jordan Brands Commit $100M to Fight Racism

NBA great  Michael Jordan‘s brand has donated $100 million to organizations fighting racism against black people. Jordan and his Jordan Brand commits the hefty sum over the next 10 years to organizations assisting black people with social justice and greater access to education. Jordan joined legions of others in sadness and anger of the live police incident in which 46-year old… Read more »