Disney Channel Airs Empowering Commercial In Support Of Black Lives Matter

The Walt Disney Company pledges $5 million to support nonprofit organizations that advance social justice, and Disney Channel runs empowering new commercial to help educate their young audience about this movement

Chae Jones

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: June 9th, 2020 11:57 pm pst

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Protests have been held across all 50 states and in over 18 countries due to the death of Ahmaud Arbery, Breona Taylor and George Floyd.

People are speaking out against racial injustice that has been a part of our society for over 400 years. These protests are bringing more awareness than ever to police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement, which began at the unfortunate death of George Floyd.

Disney is showing their support for Black Lives Matter across all platforms!

Disney posted on Tweet stating, “The Walt Disney Company has pledged $5 million to support nonprofit organizations that advance social justice, beginning with a $2 million donation to the NAACP.”

Credit: Disney Twitter

 

Disney Channel has taken it one step further. The channel ran a commercial for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on Blackout Tuesday which is the same amount of time George Floyd had a police officer’s knee on his neck. Also stating in the commercial, “Speaking up because Black Lives Matter” to educate the young audience watching about this movement. 

Credit: Disney Channel

In between tv shows, children tuning into Disney Channel will see this empowering Black Lives Matter commercial, which begins with soft music as the words “Listening”, “Learning”, and “Healing”,  appear on the screen. Within seconds, the words “We stand for Humanity”, “We stand for Solidarity”, and “We stand for Justice” then appear on the screen.

If you haven’t checked it out on social media, click the link to watch the full commercial.

We here at AfterBuzz TV are in full support of the Black Lives Matter movement, so please continue to tune in to our network daily for more coverage!

About The Author:

Chae’ Jones is an actress, host, and writer in Los Angeles. She currently hosts Disney News Weekly on Popcorn Talk Network.

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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