Some of the industry’s best known black performers are lending their support to an organization that is calling on Hollywood to step up the battle against racism.
1: Idris Elba,
2: Viola Davis,
6: Kerry Washington
7: Chadwick Boseman are Among more than 300 people who have lent their voices to a letter as a part of the Hollywood4BlackLives initiative. The letter is demanding Hollywood divest from the police and anti-Black Content and invest in anti-racist Content and the careers of black people working in the industry, as well as the black community. Hollywood has a privilege as a creative industry to imagine and create. We have significant influence over culture and politics, the letter reads. We have the ability to use our influence to imagine and create a better world. Yet, historically and currently, Hollywood encourages the epidemic of police violence and culture of anti-Blackness
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