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In honor of peaceful protesting and racial injustice, “Just Mercy” has been made free on all major streaming platforms.   The story about the Equal Justice Initiative, the people we represent, and the importance of confronting injustice.

Actor Michael B Jordan speaks to protesters, “Where is the challenge to commit to Black hiring? Black content lead by Black executives, Black consultants?”

Michael B Jordan has played a lot of powerful rolls from as Erik “Killmonger”  Stevens in Black Panther to Bryan Stevenson in Just Mercy.  But he credits hi role more in Fruitville Station as he portray Oscar Grant.

Michael B. Jordan urged Hollywood to “commit to black hiring” at a rally in Century City.  The “Just Mercy” actor called on all those in the entertainment industry, including studios and agencies, to “invest” in black talent.