Archive | black lives matter

Disney Security’s Unofficial Challenge Coins Are a Different Sort of Collector’s Item

As the owner of a substantial portion of the world’s most popular pieces of intellectual property, the Walt Disney Company is more than used to seeing its characters and branding pop up in unofficial, unlicensed places. In some instances, like when the family of a recently deceased child attempted to feature…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Miles Morales Reforms Spider-Man’s Relationship With the Police When It Needs to Be Abolished

Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales follows the fledgling webhead as he steps out from under Peter Parker’s shadow. He’s defending New York City on his own for the first time just as a bitter ground war breaks out between the nefarious Roxxon Corporation and the tech-powered Underground movement. New as Miles is to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Kevin McKay

Over the past few months, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of Black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from Black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Kyle Kinch, DJ 4rain, Whethan, Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud […]

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Live Nation launches Black Tour Directory to highlight live music’s diversity

Live Nation has launched the Black Tour Directory, a register to create work opportunities for black workers and black-owned companies in the music industry’s live sector. The initiative shows Live Nation taking an admirable step in fulfilling its recent commitment to highlighting the music industry’s diversity. The sprawling industry resource presents a range of music […]

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Killer Mike launches new banking platform for Black and Latinx users

Killer Mike has joined forces with Bounce TV founder Ryan Glover to launch a new banking platform, Greenwood. Named after the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the business pays homage to the area known as “Black Wall Street” in its mission to empower Black and Latinx communities and close the gap of racial inequity in […]

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Nintendo Switch Bans Nicknames Like ‘ACAB’, ‘Nazi’, And ‘Covid’ In Latest Update

The Switch got a new firmware update yesterday that didn’t seem to do anything unusual, but as Switch homebrew modders discovered, it’s added several new phrases to the device’s banned word list.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Lewis Hamilton Won’t Stop

Yesterday, there were reports that Lewis Hamilton would be investigated by the FIA for wearing a certain T-shirt at Sunday’s Tuscan Grand Prix. Today, there are reports that, in fact, there will be no formal investigation. Lewis Hamilton, meanwhile, issued his own statement this morning.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—VNCCII

Over the past few months, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Kyle Kinch, DJ 4rain, Whethan, Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—VNCCII

Over the past few months, electronic artists have celebrated the musical contributions of black artists by compiling ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists. The playlists have succinctly spotlit productions from black artists and artists of color that have influenced these artists’ careers, and on a simpler level, kept them moving and grooving.  Following respective ORBIT: AMPLIFY playlists from Kyle Kinch, DJ 4rain, Whethan, Cuppy, CeCe Rogers, Martin Badder, Loud […]

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Ubisoft Says It Will Donate To NAACP After Using Black Lives Matter Imagery To Depict Terrorist Group

During a pre-recorded video ahead of Ubisoft’s gaming showcase later today, CEO Yves Guillemot called the recent use of raised fist imagery in Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad “an oversight” and said measures will be put in place to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Ubisoft Apologizes For Tom Clancy Game Imagery That Suggests Black Lives Matter Is Part Of A Terrorist Plot

Today Ubisoft announced it will remove raised fist imagery from the opening cinematic of its new mobile game, Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad, following widespread criticism that the game’s intro plays on right-wing conspiracies about the Black Lives Matter movement.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Ubisoft Apologizes For Tom Clancy Game Imagery That Suggests Black Lives Matter Is Part Of A Terrorist Plot

Today Ubisoft announced it will remove raised fist imagery from the opening cinematic of its new mobile game, Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad, following widespread criticism that the game’s intro plays on right-wing conspiracies about the Black Lives Matter movement.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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UMG launches social justice youth task force in honor of the late John Lewis

Universal Music Group developed a Youth Task Force for Meaningful Change (YTFMC) to honor the late statesman, civil rights leader, and US House Representative, John Lewis. The YTFMC is an offshoot of Task Force for Meaningful Change (TFMC) which launched globally June 4, co-chaired by Jeff Harleston and Ethiopia Habtemariam. The group is compromised of […]

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