Netflix has found a unique way to thank the black community for supporting its service…and join the fight against anti-blackness.
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The service is home to a treasure chest of black content released to educate and entertain its subscribers and has been lauded by customers and critics alike for its presentation and celebration of black experiences.
Today, it has announced plans to invest $5 million into the careers of black artists with ideas it believes will soar on its platform.
Tackling racism and injustice in meaningful ways means creating long-term opportunities for the Black community. The main role we play is through our funding of and member viewing of important content like ‘When They See Us.’ As an additional step, today we’re committing $5 million to nonprofits dedicated to creating direct opportunities for Black creators, Black youth and Black-owned businesses.
It will donate $5 million to organizations dedicated to creating opportunities for Black creators, Black youth and Black-owned businesses, including Ghetto Film School, Black Public Media and Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp.