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Afriforum criticises Netflix over Black Creatives fund in South Africa

Monday 8 November 2021 | 10:55 CET | News
South African civil rights organisation Afriforum has launched a petition against the Netflix Black Creatives Empowerment Fund, labelling it discriminatory with no regard for the background of its beneficiaries, ITWeb reported. Netflix announced the USD 400,000 fund in mid-September. It includes USD 300,000 for postgraduate scholarships and cancelling debt at higher education institutions to support formal qualification and training of aspiring black creatives in the film and TV disciplines.

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