In the wake of George Floyd’s death, protests erupted over the world and opened up a slew of conversations about social justice. One such conversation that has reignited in the acting industry has been about the importance of actors representing the characters they’re portraying on screen. 

Recently, specifically in the voice acting industry, many white voice actors portraying minority characters on animated TV Series have stepped down from their roles. In a statement a weeks ago, The Simpsons has announced they will “no longer have white ac...

June 11, 2020

Over the past two weeks, and now currently entering the third week, people all over the United States and other countries have been protesting the death of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others people of color due to police brutality. These Black Lives Matter movements have not only taken the form of protests but also through petitions, emails to government officials, donations, and also social media. The latter of the four has been a major foundation in the building of political opinions for the younger generations. 

The majori...

June 6, 2020

As more and more companies and publishing-related businesses began to make statements in support of the national Black Lives Matters protests spreading throughout the country, Romance Writers of America (RWA) released an announcement to its membership late Friday in support of the protests. The statement said, in part,  “That our authors from marginalized communities, especially our Black authors, have been treated as somehow less deserving of a seat at the table of publishing. We must admit and learn from this shameful past, while standing...

June 4, 2020

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As we enter June, protests regarding Black Lives Matter, and the murder of George Floyd and countless other people of color continue to happen. The past few days have brought the spotlight to the problems within America involving race. However, people of all backgrounds have been coming together to fight back against the persistent racism that has been destroying our nation. While many celebrities have been using their platform to speak out against the...

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