Gabrielle Union: 'My Overall Goal Is to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in a Real Way'

The multi-hyphenate discusses how her brands center the experiences of marginalized communities

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From baby food and skincare to best-selling books, actor Gabrielle Union is spinning a lot of plates.

There’s a consistent theme throughout all her endeavors, though: She wants her work to fill the needs of marginalized communities, especially communities of color.

“My overall goal is to increase diversity and inclusion in a real way—in an impactful way—to center the needs, narratives [and] desires of marginalized communities,” Union told Adweek’s T.L. Stanley at Brandweek 2021 this week.

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