Michael B. Jordan Partners With LyftUp To Provide Free Rides To People Of Color In NY & LA

Actor Michael B. Jordan is using his platform to make a difference in under-served communities. The 33-year-old has partnered with Lyft’s newly launched charitable program, “LyftUp”, through his Outlier Society Fellowship. The program, which was launched in January, will give free rides to recent college graduates from under-served communities in Los Angeles and New York. According to Yahoo News, participants will have rides to employment-related destinations like job interviews, mentorship events, internships, and career counseling. Michael said, “Reliable transportation is often taken for granted. It plays a critical role in arriving on time…

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UBER AND LYFT THREATEN TO SHUT DOWN OPERATIONS IN CALIFORNIA, PUSHING YES ON PROP 22 WITH MILLIONS

by JR Valrey, Black New World Media 2020 is an election year, so corporate double-talk is dominating the mainstream media, and it becomes hard to decipher what a proposed law really means to do. But we can usually tell if it is in the interest of blue collar Black people by who is backing it. The Bay Area has been in the grips of a housing crisis for the last 20 years, with the steady encroachment of Silicon Valley, from the suburbs of San Jose all the way up to…

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