Social Justice

Uncle Ben’s rice products rebrand with new name

Mars is rebranding Uncle Ben’s rice products to make them more inclusive. The updated line, revamped as Ben’s Originals, will appear in stores in 2021.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Announces $100 Million Racial Justice Initiative

Apple CEO Tim Cook is taking action to fight for racial justice and equality by announcing that the company would commit $100 million to a Racial Equity and Justice Initiative. Read more.
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Angelina Jolie Opens Up Easing Her Kids’ Anxiety Amid Coronavirus and Racial Injustice

In a rare interview, Angelina Jolie has opened up about how she and her children have been coping while in quarantine amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Nike Adds Juneteenth as Company Holiday

Nike will now be offering its employees a paid company holiday for Juneteenth. The sportswear giant joined several companies that announced June 19, the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery, is officially an annual day off.
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Target to Observe Juneteenth as a Company Holiday

Target is giving hourly employees either a paid day-off or will pay them time-and-a-half to work on June 19th, historically the date that marks the effective end of slavery in the United States.
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RADIO.COM: A List of Resources to Combat Racial Injustice

RADIO.COM is committed to elevating Black voices. In the wake of protests across the country surrounding the murder of George Floyd, we have provided a list of resources to help contribute to the fight for equality and justice.
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Listen to Garth Brooks' New Unity Anthem 'We Belong to Each Other'

Garth Brooks calls for unity with the debut of his new anthem “We Belong To Each Other.” The Country superstar debuted the new song on ‘Good Morning America’ co-anchor Robin Roberts’ Facebook page.
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Lady A Connects With Blues Singer Named Lady A for 'Authentic Conversations' After Antebellum Name Change

Lady A reached out to established Seattle singer Lady A who spoke up when the Country trio commandeered her name, with all now saying they had “transparent, honest, and authentic conversations.”
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Supreme Court Rules LGBT Workers Protected Under Federal Civil Rights Law

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it is illegal for employers to fire workers because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Robert De Niro Talks About Raising Biracial Children: It’s 'Scary'

People all around the country are still protesting in support of black lives. Parents have been having hard discussions with their children about race, including Robert De Niro.
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