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Recent Racial Justice News

A Resource Guide to Help Take Action, Create Change, and Support Emotional and Mental Health

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From News, posted 4.02.21. BMI’s open-door policy means more than just supporting different genres of music. It means giving everyone the chance to use their unique voice and join together with others to be heard and create change. At this point in our history, that openness is crucial to share ideas, learn how to connect… Read more...


Resources to Support the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

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From News, posted 3.19.21. The surge in violence against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community throughout the pandemic, culminating with the recent senseless act in Atlanta, is extremely disturbing and saddening. BMI condemns these acts, as we do with racism, hate, intolerance and violence in all forms. Our company believes in justice and equality… Read more...


Songs for Change: BMI Songwriters Call For Action

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From News, posted 3.08.21. With the movement for racial justice and equality sweeping the country, BMI songwriters are picking up their pens and calling for much-needed change through their music. Issues of social justice, racial equity, tolerance and beyond are being highlighted in powerful songs that are shining a light on what’s happening and resonating… Read more...


Sandye Taylor Joins BMI as Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

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From News, posted 2.24.21. BMI today announced that Sandye Taylor is joining the company as Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer.  She will report to BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill and will be a member of the company’s Executive Leadership Team.  Taylor’s first day at BMI will be March 8th. Taylor will be… Read more...


Gospel Legend and BMI Songwriter BeBe Winans to Serve as Consultant to BMI

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From News, posted 11.19.20. Today, BMI announced that renowned Gospel music luminary and longtime BMI-affiliated songwriter BeBe Winans has agreed to serve as a consultant and personal advisor to BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill. Winans will lend his guidance and perspective to help the Company navigate these changing times and continue BMI’s efforts to… Read more...


BMI Announces Its Support of Multiple Organizations Dedicated to The Fight For Racial Justice

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From News, posted 7.21.20. BMI has announced the organizations that will receive support from its increased pledge of $275,000 to foundations dedicated to advancing social equality and racial justice. As part of the company’s commitment to driving meaningful and impactful change, donations will be made at both the national and local level to organizations at… Read more...


BMI’s Commitment to Change

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From News, posted 6.11.20. There is no place for racism and social injustice in our world. BMI stands with the Black community and supports the powerful movement for change that has swept the nation. In June, BMI President & CEO Mike O’Neill held an all-employee Town Hall and outlined a series of steps the company… Read more...


BMI Stands With the Black Community and Calls for Change

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From News, posted 6.10.20. There is no place for racism or injustice in our world. BMI stands in solidarity with the black community and supports the powerful movement for change that has risen over the last two weeks and continues to push forward. BMI has issued a series of statements in response to the untenable… Read more...


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