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Black Players for Change

In order for change to happen, we need to converse and have open dialogues about race and racism. Discussing race and racism can be challenging. Here are a few resources to help you navigate these conversations.

Black Players for Change

together beat hate

Learn more about the initiative, [tbh], or together beat hate, created by the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism, and its focus on fighting antisemitism, prejudice, racism, and hate. Videos, podcasts, articles, documentaries, books, and movies can all be found within this resource to help further knowledge and conversations surrounding social equality.

[H] ELP

There are a number of organizations that are working hard to lead the efforts toward change, but they can’t do it alone.

Black Players for Change

All profits from the purchase of the MLSisBlack Solidarity Top will be donated to charities that are supported by Black Players for Change and Player’s Coalition in the fight for racial equality.

[A] MPLIFY

Amplify the voices around you. Use* your voice and your platform* to condemn racism, injustice, and all forms of prejudice. Use your voice to promote solidarity and compassion.

Here are some voices across the world.

Black Players for Change

Follow the Black Players for Change on social media to stay up to date on the organization’s initiatives within MLS.

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Community Artist Voices
Player Voices
Player Voices
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Miranda Rae sings "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Miranda Rae sings "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
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[G] ALVANIZE

In order for change to occur, it’s important for us all to galvanize and work together.

Here are a few spaces where people are coming together.

[E] DUCATE

There are various social justice issues impacting people across the country. There are a number of resources available on a variety of mediums to help you learn more about these issues:

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day” is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. The day is observed each year on June 19th.

Today Juneteenth commemorates African-American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It is a day, a week, and in some areas a month marked with celebrations, guest speakers, picnics and family gatherings. It is a time for reflection and rejoicing. It is a time for assessment, self-improvement and for planning the future.

Its growing popularity signifies a level of maturity and dignity in America long overdue. In cities across the country, people of all races, nationalities and religions are joining hands to truthfully acknowledge a period in our history that shaped and continues to influence our society today.

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