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[10/07/20 - 07:27 AM]
YouTube Announces New Original Content Slate Focused on Racial Justice, Amplifying Black Voices, and Elevating Black Culture
The #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund is a $100M fund dedicated to amplifying and developing the voices of Black creators and artists and their stories.







RESIST (YOUTUBE)
Premieres in October 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (12 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from YouTube's press release, October 2020) This 12 episode documentary series follows the grassroots work of multicultural/intersectional organizations fighting the Los Angeles county's $3.5 billion jail expansion plan in 2018 and examines the issues of cash bail, unlawful arrest, over-policing of Black and brown neighborhoods, and mass incarceration. The series is an emotional look into the motivations and daily struggles of the movement workers on the ground, featuring incredibly inspiring stories from Patrisse Cullors (co-founder of Black Lives Matter), members of JusticeLA including Jayda Rasberry of Dignity and Power Now, Helen Jones of Dignity and Power Now and Black Lives Matter Los Angeles, Bamby Salcedo of TransLatina Coalition, and Johnathan Perez of Immigrant Youth Coalition. The docuseries is produced by Blackpills and Pulse Films. Executive Producers are Patrisse Cullors, Dream Hampton, Mervyn Marcano, Thomas Benski, Marisa Clifford, Robin Frank, Tani Ikeda, Kai Bowe, Davey Spens, Clara Levy and Philipe Haim.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Clara Levy as EP
· Davey Spens as EP
· Dream Hampton as EP
· Kai Bowe as EP
· Marisa Clifford as EP
· Mervyn Marcano as EP
· Patrisse Cullors as EP
· Philipe Haim as EP
· Robin Frank as EP
· Tani Ikeda as EP
· Thomas Benski as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Blackpills
· Pulse Films