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

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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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