Spielwarenmesse: #BlackLivesMatter: The toy and game industries stand together against racism and injustice

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#BlackLivesMatter: The toy and game industries stand together against racism and injustice

02. June 2020 12:39 h

By Adventure Media & Events: Publishers of the Toy Book, the Toy Insider, and the Pop Insider

The winds of change are blowing fiercely across America as millions rise up in solidarity against the systematic oppression faced by members of the black community. Following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis, many individuals and organizations are taking a very public stand that #BlackLivesMatter.

For those involved in the business of play, there is a responsibility to educate and support future generations, and the heels are digging in.

Here is a roundup of statements published online and on social media by toy and game companies, as well as some adjacent businesses including retailers and entertainment companies. It is not meant to be an exhaustive list, but rather an overview of the many words and actions of support.

 

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