Black Out Tuesday, the silent protest which flooded the networks


The major record labels, singers, actors, chefs, magazines, athletes, photographers, writers, the world of fashion, among other items, gave their support to the demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the united States, and joined the day of protest called “Black Out Tuesday”, a black image background on your accounts in social networks.

The “Black Out Tuesday” it is a silent protest that emerged from the music industry but which have united representatives of all sectors, that have shown well this Tuesday his support to an initiative “The Show Must Be Paused” of Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemangtwo executive of Atlantic Records, where it is called a “blackout” of their activities and reflection, and an express request, and blunt to the racism in front once and for all.

“In response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Abery and an uncountable number of black citizens at the hands of the police, #TheShowMustBePaused (The show should stop) is an initiative created by two black women in the world of the music against the racism and inequality that exists from the boardroom to the streets”, says the manifesto.

Motown Records, Def Jam Recordings, Island Records, Shady Records, Warner Music Group, Capitol Records, Sony Music, Universal Music, Interscope and its subsidiaries latino suspended on Tuesday its operations after the wave of indignation that led to the murder of George Floyd.

On this day we will dedicate our time and efforts to help prevent the social injustice and explore ways to fight against inequality racial”reads the statement from the label of Slim Shady.

The social networks became a outcry against racism following the assassination a week ago of the black citizen George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after being violently arrested by a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, who pressed with his knee on the neck of the man on the ground for nearly nine minutes until he stopped breathing, an image that has shocked the world and whose protests and solidarity extend beyond the united States.

The last words of Floyd, “I can not breathe”, and the autopsy who asked for the family and confirming that the man of 46 years died of suffocation because of a “sustained pressure” on the neck and on the back, it has made the world a protest against racism.

Viacom, Netflix, PlayStation, FOX, HBO, Warner Bros, the Academy of motion picture Arts and Sciences (that organizes the Put), the Latin Grammys, the Grammy, Emmy, MTV, Comedy Central, brands such as Nike, Adidas, among others, joined the protest.

Barbra Streisand, Angela Bassett, Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Nicole Kidman, Oprah, Jennifer Hudson, Kate Hudson, Lindsay Lohan, Sylvester Stallone, Rihana, Shira Hass, Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jennifer Garner, Charlize Theron, Elton John, Sharon Stone, Naya Rivera, Anitta, Emilia Clarke, Laura Dern, Sarah Paulson, Ryan Reynolds, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Lively, Gal Gadot, Celine Dion, Jason Momoa, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Emma Watson, Daddy Yankee, Rosalia, Michael Douglas, Julia Roberts, Reese Whiterspoon, Natalie Portman, Ana de Armas, Tom Hardy, Maluma, The Rock, Timotheé Chalamet, Orlando Bloom, Fran Drescher, Emma Watson, Tom Holland, Sharon Stone, Kate del Castillo, Channing Tatum, Octavia Spencer, John Stamos, Patricia Arquette, Kany García, Dua Lipa, Natalie Portman, Naya Rivera, Halle Bery, Wilmer Valderrama, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Jessica Chastain, Hailey Bieber, Shannon Doherty, Gloria Trevi, Robin Wright, Alejandra Guzman, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Tiffany Haddish, Kate del Castillo, Jessica Biel, David Beckham, Danna Paola, Cara Delevinge, Luis Fonsi, Aitana, Mario Casas, Radiohead, Coldplay, Kelly Rowland, the Beastie Boys, Carla Morrison, Natti Natasha, Jamie Dornan, the Dixie Chiks, the Spice Girls, Sofia Reyes, in fact, Cinnamon, Maffio, Kat de Luna, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Henry Cavill, Ruby Rose, Selma Blair, Brie Larson, Jackie Cross, the clan Kardashian and Jenner, Rauw Alejandro, Pepe Aguilar, Pedro Capó, Dior, Riccardo Tisci, creative director of Burberry, Valentino, Versace, Adidas, Victoria Beckham, Carolina Herrera, Emma Suárez, Bárbara Lennie, Paco León, Maribel Verdú, Juan Antonio Bayona, Quim Gutiérrezthe writers Maximum Orchard, Blue Jeans, Dolores Redondo, Javier Castillo, Elvira Sastre, Monica Carrillo, Sandra Barneda, they used their social networks to condemn the racism.

At the national level, Lali Espósito, Antonela Roccuzzo, Messi, Paulo Dybala, Oscar González Gold, Guillermina Valdes, Sofia Castiglione, Tini Stoessel, Cristina Pérez, Fabián Cubero, Esteban Lamothe, Silvina Luna, Mariano Martinez, Gimena Accardi, Dignity, Dante Spinetta, Emmanuel all competing withe, Natalie Pérez, Nicolás Vázquez, Benjamin Vicuña, Florence V, Evangelina Anderson, Militta Bora, Maria Carambula, Candy and Mica Tinelli, Chano, Déboa D’amato, Deborah del Corral, Cazzu, Jimena Baron, Pocho Lavezzi, Jésica Cirio, Gianinna Maradona, Daniel Osvaldo, also joining in.

With phrases such as “Stop racism” (stop racism), the “No one is born hating another person because of their skin colour, race or religion” of Nelson Mandela, “Black lives matter” (the lives of black matter), or “Let them breathe” accompanied by emoticons sad or broken hearts, the actors have been dyed black, the profiles of Instagram.

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Watch the famous around the world participated.