Children in Need matches rapper's £10m donation pledge

BBC Children in Need has announced it will be matching Stormzy in pledging £10m to fight racial inequality in the UK.

It'll donate the money over 10 years and work with Radio 1Xtra to develop young black talent in the media.

Stormzy says the money will help "in supporting and strengthening the young black community".

The donation will also be used to help young business owners and offer skills to help boost employability.

Children in Need currently funds over 3,000 charities and projects in the UK that help disadvantaged children and young people. It says its donations are used to help young Black people but that the additional funding will go even further to create opportunities.

A panel of "young people and volunteers with direct experience of the Black British experience" will help decide who gets funding from this new scheme.

Stormzy has urged others to join in pledging.

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