Michael B. Jordan Urges Studios to Commit to Black Hiring: ‘Let Us Bring Our Darkness to the Light’
This past weekend in Los Angeles has seen protests over the death of George Floyd, as well as those calling for police reform and racial justice, continue throughout the city.
Joining participants on Saturday in Century City was actor Michael B.
During a rousing speech, Jordan called upon Hollywood studios to rethink their hiring practices and welcome more Black artists and players into the fold, citing recent strides in gender parity as a model for what can be achieved.The star of “Black Panther” and “Creed” appeared at the protest organized by the Big 4 agencies, standing in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.
In the film “Fruitvale Station,” Jordan played Oscar Grant, a man killed by police in Oakland, California on New Year’s Day 2009.“I use my power to demand diversity, but it’s time the studios, the agencies, all these buildings that we’re standing in front of,
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