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GAL APPROVED! The First Black Bachelor Has Been Cast. Plus: BET’s “Content For Change” Initiative!

By   |   June 12, 2020   |   Gal Approved

WATCH. Check out ABC’s newest bachelor: Matt James. This 28-year-old former professional football player is He has a degree in economics and worked in banking and real estate. He’s also into giving! He and a few Bachelor alum started ABC Food Tours, which takes kids from underserved communities and takes them to different restaurants to teach them about food, fitness and wellness. Oh, and did we mention we are quite impressed by his delicious hue? We’ll definitely be watching this upcoming season!

WATCH TWO. BET, the premiere channel for black entertainment, has announced its overall social justice initiative “Content for Change,” an expansive campaign anchored in the principle that media plays a pivotal role in shaping and driving individuals’ and communities’ values, perceptions and actions. BET, in partnership with corporate, civil rights and social justice organizations, will leverage its unique position and platforms to positively impact social justice outcomes for Black Americans. The groundbreaking initiative will support the creation, distribution, marketing and promotion of content that will help drive the critical changes needed to eliminate systemic racism and inequality in America. The initiative focuses on: ET announces its overall social justice initiative “Content for Change,” an expansive campaign anchored in the principle that media plays a pivotal role in shaping and driving individuals’ and communities’ values, perceptions and actions. BET, in partnership with corporate, civil rights and social justice organizations, will leverage its unique position and platforms to positively impact social justice outcomes for Black Americans. The groundbreaking initiative will support the creation, distribution, marketing and promotion of content that will help drive the critical changes needed to eliminate systemic racism and inequality in America. BET’s “Content for Change” initiative will focus on: Racial Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Health and Civic Participation. BET will bolster its relationships with its current content partners and forge relationships with up-and-coming creators to use its platform to rally the voices of Black lives, experiences and calls to action. We can;t wait!

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photo credit: ABC

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