‘Just Mercy,’ the film based on a true story of racial injustice with Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx, was made available for free streaming on Apple TV.
Meanwhile, Apple has released a new app story titled ‘Withstand Racism’ With a range of curated digital resources to keep up to date, speak to your chosen representatives, donate to charity, learn from history, support black developers, and more.
‘Stand Up to Racism’ is the story presented of the day in the US App Store and focuses on how technology can empower us to ‘change the world for the better’.
The sections presented in the story include:
- Let your voice be heard
- Stay informed
- Put your money to work
- Learn from history
- Look at a document
- Start a conversation about the race
- Support black developers
Apple includes apps for each section to simplify this Contact your government representative, Donation to the officials George Floyd Memorial Fund via GoFundMe, learn Civil Rights History with Khan Academy, and much more. Check out All apps here.
Other ways for Apple to end racism and inequality include raising awareness on its homepage (open letter from Tim Cook) and on Apple Music.
‘Just Mercy’ streaming for free
Apple also did 2020 this week The film ‘Just Mercy’ can be streamed free of charge via the Apple TV app (also available on other apps / platforms such as Amazon Prime Video, Vudu and others).
The Warner Bros. film is based on a true story from a young lawyer who decides to use his Harvard law degree in Alabama to tackle racial inequalities in the context of people wrongfully convicted of crime (free streaming for Just Mercy “May be fair) in the US).
‘Just Mercy’ is a powerful and thought-provoking true story that follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his historic struggle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan may have had a choice of lucrative jobs. Instead, he travels to Alabama to defend the wrongfully convicted with the support of local lawyer Eva Ansley (Larson). One of his first and most dangerous cases is that of Walter McMillian (Foxx), who was sentenced in 1987 to die for the infamous murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a plethora of evidence proving his innocence and the fact that the only one Testimony against him of a criminal with a motive to lie came. In the years that followed, Bryan became involved in a maze of legal and political maneuvers and open and unabashed racism as he fought for Walter and others like him, stacking the odds and the system against them.