• Georgia Anne Muldrow, Nubya Garcia and Hugh Masekela Share Jazzy Melodies In a Time of Chaos

    1 month ago - By Essence

    These past few weeks have been a lot for us and a reminder that the fight doesn't stop because others just started to notice. Protests worldwide broke out in the names of Ahmaud Arbery , Breonna Taylor , George Floyd , Nina Pop and too many others. Artists and musicians are humans beings, offering reflection and support for the Black Lives Matter movement in gesture and in song. Many people took part in Blackout Tuesday this week, but my Blackness doesn't get any days off. What sense does it make to be silent in solidarity? How does anything change that way? Like I said, these past few...
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  • George Floyd Memorial GoFundMe Soars Past $13 Million USD in Donations

    George Floyd Memorial GoFundMe Soars Past $13 Million USD in Donations

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    The GoFundMe page established for George Floyd 's official memorial fund has passed $13,000,000 USD in donations. Headed by Floyd's sister Philonise, the Official George Floyd Memorial Fund was created to "cover funeral and burial expenses, mental and grief counseling, lodging and travel for all court proceedings, and to assist in the days to come as we continue to seek justice for George. A portion of these funds will also go to the Estate of George Floyd for the benefit and care of his children and their educational fund." Easily surpassing its initial goal of $1,500,000 USD, the fund...
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  • Kanye West Protests In Chicago, Donates To Families Of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd

    Kanye West Protests In Chicago, Donates To Families Of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd

    1 month ago - By The Huffington Post

    The rapper appeared at a rally in his hometown after donating $2 million to help Black-owned businesses and the families of Floyd, Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.
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  • Lauren London Joins ‘Red Table Talk' To Talk Nipsey Hussle's Legacy And Gun Violence

    1 month ago - By Essence

    In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and countless others, many of us can say we are not ok right now. That is especially true for their loved ones. In a timely and impactful episode of Red Table Talk, host Jada Pinkett Smith sat down with Lauren London to talk about how she's been processing grief after losing her partner Nipsey Hussle to gun violence last year. “For me, what's really been important is connecting with God, and that's been a struggle because something horrible happens in your eyes and you're like, ‘How God?',” the actress shared with...
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  • Kanye West Donates $2 Million to Families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery

    1 month ago - By Glamour

    Kanye West donated $2 million to the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor. Details here.
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