BET TEAMS WITH COLOR OF CHANGE TO INFORM AFRICAN AMERICANS TO FIGHT INJUSTICE DURING THE PANDEMIC
BET TEAMS WITH COLOR OF CHANGE ON EXCLUSIVE EDITORIAL SERIES TO INFORM AND EMPOWER AFRICAN AMERICANS TO FIGHT THE SYMPTOMS OF INJUSTICE AND PROTECT OUR COMMUNITY DURING THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC
Rashad Robinson, President of Color of Change to pen weekly op-ed pieces on BET.COM
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New York, NY March 30, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting every aspect of our society and exposing deep, systemic inequalities that we know will cause Black communities to be harder hit than most. As the news changes minute-to-minute, BET and Color Of Change are teaming up on an exclusive editorial series to equip Black people with the information needed to get help, take action and support the hardest hit in our communities. Penned by Rashad Robinson, President of Color of Change, the editorial series will report on a different focus and deliver an action plan each week. Each article will point to real things you can do to make a difference and stay connected to what's happening in Black communities.
In this week’s article Robinson will focus on the importance of the 2020 Census, Census Day – April 1 and it’s link to the pandemic. Read and share the story link below:
How The Coronavirus Pandemic Proves The 2020 Census For Black People Is More Important Than Ever: https://
Top highlights from the article include
Action plans with ways that the Black community can focus on the census during the coronavirus pandemic:
Rashad Robinson is President of Color Of Change, a leading racial justice organization with more than 1.7 million members that designs winning strategies to build power for Black communities. Rashad appears regularly in major news media and as a keynote speaker nationally. You can find him on Twitter @RashadRobinson.
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March 30, 2020 9:45am ET by Pressparty