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Native Instruments details new workplace diversity measures

Native Instruments announced a initial steps to improve diversity and inclusion inside the company. These efforts come as a response to criticism of the company to acceptably address concerns about racism by former and current employees. The music technology giant made a post in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, which was reportedly in […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Akira Akira

Over the past few weeks, 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 Anabel Englund, Brando, and Major Lazer‘s Walshy Fire, […]

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The Simpsons and Family Guy Will Also Recast Their Black Characters With Black Actors

The animation industry is currently going through a small reckoning as it finally, finally, really, finally seems to realize that its characters of color could be voiced by actors of color just as easily as white ones.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Kareen Lomax slid in Diplo’s DMs to nab feature on his latest, ‘Looking For Me’

Diplo has been a busy man during quarantine, but between the release of his debut country album under his Thomas Wesley alias, a recently announced Fortnite concert, and active support of ongoing, nationwide Black Lives Matter efforts, he still had time to check his DMs. As many will say, it’s quite fortunate that he did, […]

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Kareen Lomax slid in Diplo’s DMs to nab feature on his latest, ‘Looking For Me’

Diplo has been a busy man during quarantine, but between the release of his debut country album under his Thomas Wesley alias, a recently announced Fortnite concert, and active support of ongoing, nationwide Black Lives Matter efforts, he still had time to check his DMs. As many will say, it’s quite fortunate that he did, […]

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Music industry leaders back Justice in Policing Act in open letter to House of Representatives

Music and politics have always gone hand in hand. Between a pandemic and social justice protests, artists have had many opportunities to voice their public support for progressive legislation, and many have done just that. Just a few days ago, John Mayer and Lady Gaga, among hundreds of other artists, urged Congress to offer financial […]

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Industry heavyweights band together to form new Black Music Action Coalition

As the music industry continues to mobilize in efforts to stand with the Black community, a robust group of industry heavyweights has come together to form new nonprofit Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC). The initiative lands in a climate of social action spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement, denoted by a collective push to […]

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Industry heavyweights band together to form new Black Music Action Coalition

As the music industry continues to mobilize in efforts to stand with the Black community, a robust group of industry heavyweights has come together to form new nonprofit Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC). The initiative lands in a climate of social action spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement, denoted by a collective push to […]

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Industry heavyweights band together to form new Black Music Action Coalition

As the music industry continues to mobilize in efforts to stand with the Black community, a robust group of industry heavyweights has come together to form new nonprofit Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC). The initiative lands in a climate of social action spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement, denoted by a collective push to […]

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Industry heavyweights band together to form new Black Music Action Coalition

As the music industry continues to mobilize in efforts to stand with the Black community, a robust group of industry heavyweights has come together to form new nonprofit Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC). The initiative lands in a climate of social action spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement, denoted by a collective push to […]

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Noose Found In Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR Garage Has Been Hanging Since Last Year: FBI

The FBI investigation into the noose found in Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR garage last weekend has concluded that the noose had been hanging in the garage since at least October of 2019, long before anyone could have known Wallace would be assigned that garage for last weekend’s race. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Anabel Englund

Over the past few weeks, 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 […]

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ORBIT: AMPLIFY Playlist—Anabel Englund

Over the past few weeks, 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 […]

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10 Black-owned record shops to support

After social and civil unrest swept across the nation to the point of resonance overseas following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless other Black citizens, the Black Lives Matter movement and fight for racial equality has felt a magnitude of resurgence unseen prior. While people continue to attend protests, make demands, […]

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10 Black-owned record shops to support

After social and civil unrest swept across the nation to the point of resonance overseas following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless other Black citizens, the Black Lives Matter movement and fight for racial equality has felt a magnitude of resurgence unseen prior. While people continue to attend protests, make demands, […]

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