Fortnite to Host Discussion on Race in America


Today in Fortnite a conversation called ‘We The People’ will be organized to talk about race in the United States with important voices. 4 Jul 2020 9: 352020-07-04T09: 35: 00ZBy: canalrcn.comEpic Games will organize a discussion about race in United States within the popular video game, Fortnite. In association with marketing firm Opus United, the event will be hosted by author and commentator Van Jones. Guests will include Jemele Hill, Elaine Welteroth, and Killer Mike. The event will air in-game for 24 hours on July 4, according to a press release issued today, the event is titled We The People. He will present “a series of conversations promoting dialogue about race in the United States with prominent BIPOC voices (black, indigenous, and colored) in business, sports, media, music, and entertainment.” It will be available within the Party Royale mode, which performed a debut concert in May. We The People starts at 6:46 a.m. on Saturday. The moment is symbolic as the intention arises after George Floyd’s murder, as it is a reference to the amount of time Floyd was immobilized by the Minneapolis police. His death, which multiple autopsies have ruled a homicide, started an international wave of protests against racism and police brutality. This is not the first time that players have been invited to Fortnite for more than just a battle royale game. The popular free game has become a major social hub, with concerts, movie screenings, and promotional events. Join us at the Big Screen this Saturday, July 4 at 9:46 AM ET / 8:46 AM CT for a special presentation.OPUS United presents We The People, a series of conversations hosted by @ Vanjones68 featuring @jemelehill, @ElaineWelteroth, @killermike andmore.https: //t.co/yX21Zg26Jg pic.twitter.com/AFW0RMiaoQ— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) July 3, 2020 What is We The People? A series of conversations promoting dialogue around race in the United States with prominent BIPOC voices (black, indigenous, and colored) in business, sports, media, music, and entertainment. You’ll find the event at Party Royale, Fortnite’s space for shows and more. We The People is hosted by Van Jones, who will be joined by Elaine Welteroth, former editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue; Jemele Hill, writer for The Atlantic, Killer Mike, rapper / songwriter / visionary; and Lil Baby, a talented hip hop musician. Van Jones and his guests will talk about how to change systemic racism in the media, culture and entertainment.After the Party Royale debut, We The People will air multiple times, every two hours for 24 hours, during the day on Saturday 4 July For more information on related content follow TodoGamers on: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Youtube.