YouTube announces slate of original series ‘dedicated to amplifying Black voices’

Image: YouTube YouTube is unveiling the first slate of shows to come out of its $100 million fund dedicated to amplifying the voices of Black creators, newly named the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund. The shows include Resist, a 12-episode documentary series about injustice in policing, bail, and incarceration; Onyx Family Dinner, a kids series about families sharing “different perspectives” and “thought provoking stories”; Barbershop Medicine, which examines how race impacts health care; Bear Witness, Take Action Part Two, a follow-up to the fund’s debut charity special focused on racial justice; and HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me On The Yard, a charity live stream event raising money for the United Negro College Fund and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. ... Continue reading…

YouTube announces slate of original series ‘dedicated to amplifying Black voices’
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YouTube is unveiling the first slate of shows to come out of its $100 million fund dedicated to amplifying the voices of Black creators, newly named the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund.

The shows include Resist, a 12-episode documentary series about injustice in policing, bail, and incarceration; Onyx Family Dinner, a kids series about families sharing “different perspectives” and “thought provoking stories”; Barbershop Medicine, which examines how race impacts health care; Bear Witness, Take Action Part Two, a follow-up to the fund’s debut charity special focused on racial justice; and HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet Me On The Yard, a charity live stream event raising money for the United Negro College Fund and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

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