Michael B. Jordan joined his voice to that of protesters yesterday, speaking against racial injustice and calling for the bring of more blacks in the film industry.
The protest was organized by the Big 4 agencies in Century City, and was one of more than a dozen in the Los Angeles area in which thousands of blacks took to the streets demanding an end to the systemic racism after the killing of George Floyd by a white cop recently.
Michael B. Jordan, who portrayed an African American killed by a police officer in Fruitvale Station (2013), urged Hollywood to hire more blacks.
You committed to a 50/50 gender parity in 2020. Where is the challenge to commit to black hiring? Black content led by black executives, black consultants. Are you policing our storytelling as well? Let us bring our darkness to the light.”
Actor Michael B Jordan speaks to protestors
“Where is the challenge to commit to Black hiring? Black content lead by Black executives, Black consultants.”
(🎥 @producerTommy / @blacklovedoc) #BlackLivesMatter #BlackMediaMatters pic.twitter.com/0yCKwwSGOg
— NICK HAMILTON (@NickHamiltonLA) June 6, 2020
In Highland Park, award-winning singer Billie Eilish also joined protesters, carrying a sign saying ‘Stop Killing Black People.’
She was surrounded by others wearing face masks and holding signs in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
— Billie Eilish Updates (@eilishupdates) June 7, 2020
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