Jay-Z’s Black Lives Matter Philanthropy

Taureen “Tory” Russell, co-founder and director of the Hands Up United Coalition, discusses his group’s inclusion in Jay-Z‘s funding, the work of their coalition, and his thoughts on the 2016 presidential elections and Baltimore mayoral candidacy of Deray McKesson.


  1. I hope Jay Z and other entertainers helped fund the next wave like those who came before them before J Edgar Hoover shut down black unity and criminalized it through COINTELPRO.

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