From HBO streaming the first season of its timely Watchmen series—which centers its story on the aftermath of the Black Wall Street massacre—to Spotify dedicating their Times Square New Music Friday billboards to Black artists all day long, there’s a celebration for everyone.
Spotify’s Black Lives Matter Playlist
Bring the party to your ears with Spotify’s flagship playlist “New Music Friday,” which will feature only Black artists for Juneteenth and Black Music Month.
From June 19 to June 26, enjoy the tunes and beats of Black artists across various genres from hip-hop to pop to country on playlists like “Throwback Thursday,” which highlights Black music from the 1950s to now; “KING,” which celebrates Black men and fathers; “Black Lives Matter,” which features past and present songs of encouragement and so much more.
Red Table Talk: Juneteenth Episode
Sit around the red table with Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter, Willow Smith and mother, Gammy, as they address the state of emergency within Black America.
The film will later be released on streaming platforms like iTunes, Amazon and Roku, and a portion of the sales will be donated to human rights VICE’s Black South Rising
Dive into the story of how Charlotte, North Carolina City Council member Braxton Winston is working to make his community more equitable for Black and brown people in the wake of the shooting of a Black man, Keith Lamont Scott, and massive protests in 2016.