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Music Platform Bandcamp Pledges to Donate Juneteenth Sales to NAACP Every Year

The inhumane murder of George Floyd and countless other Black citizens have ignited protests around the world as many demand the end of unjust treatment toward Black people. In the midst of calls for justice, some major organizations are doing their part to support the fight against police brutality. One such company is the online music platform, Bandcamp. The artist-centered retailer recently announced via a press release that the company will be donating 100 percent of their share of sales on June 19 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund in honor of the Juneteenth holiday. Not only has the company vowed to commemorate this Juneteenth holiday by supporting the NAACP, but will continue to do so for every Juneteenth thereafter. Along with the Juneteenth funding, Bandcamp will also donate “an additional $30,000 per year to partner with organizations that fight for racial justice and create opportunities for people of color.” The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is a 501(c)(3) legal organization...

Jun 2, 2020