YouTube announces $100m Black Voices Fund for Nigerian artists, creators

YouTube today announced that artists and creators from Nigeria can apply for grants from its Black Voices Fund. The global $100m fund will, over the next three years, offer support to Black artists and creators so that they can thrive on YouTube. Interested artists and creators can apply for funding here, YouTube said in a statement on Thursday. The Black Voices Fund, says Alex Okosi, MD, emerging markets, YouTube EMEA, will invest with the intention to “present fresh narratives that emphasise the intellectual power, authenticity, dignity and joy of Black…

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