Protests continue in the united States after the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis while in the social networking millions of people around the world show your support by posting photographs in black in their respective profiles under the hashtag #BlackOutTuesday. In the last hours, have not left join athletes, actors, actresses, singers or models who raise their voice against racism and show your support for Black Lives Matterthis is a movement that emerged in 2013 and has spent years fighting against the violence towards black people.
In the Premier League, the footballers of Chelsea, Liverpool and Newcastle have nailed his knee on the turf, emulating the position that viralizó with Colin Kaepernick in the NFL. Exactly the same that we have been able to see in any celebration goal during the last day of the Bundesliga with Marcus Thuram, in addition to t-shirts, or even bracelets with messages against racism, as those that showed Jadon Sancho or Achraf Hakimi.
But special effect has had a blackout of the networks that have carried out some of the football players with more followers across the planet. Lionel Messi, Neymar, Andres Iniesta, Kylian Mbappé, Angel Correa, Lucas Ocampos or Gabriel Market have joined the campaign, as they have also done Gareth Bale, Vinicius Jr, Marcelo or Thibaut Courtois. Inside of Real Madrid but in its section of basketball have done their own players as Tavares or Sergio Llull.
Also in the Formula 1 have spoken a few drivers after Lewis Hamilton criticized that the organization is not posicionase against racism. Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz, Daniel Ricciardo, Lando Norris or George Russell published images in black as a protest against the death of George Floyd.
Actresses, singers, models, all against racism
In recent days, has given the same nationality, profession, age or economic level, has only imported the struggle against racism and how millions of people have united against him, both in the united States, as in much of the world. In Spain, famous as Aitana, Cristina Pedroche, Rosalia, Sara Carbonero, Elsa Pataky, Chicago, Paco León, Hugo Silva, Mario Casas, Ana de Armas, Lola Indigo, Blas Cantó, Tamara Beanie, Maximum Huerta, Patricia Montero, Miguel Ángel Muñoz, Paula Echevarría, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Clear Lake or Anna Castle have shown their solidarity, as they have also done from other places Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Jane Fonda, Miley Cyrus, Danna Paola, Beyoncé, Paul McCartney, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Robbie Williams, Justin Bieber, Melanie Griffith, Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman, Drew Barrymore or some names of the clan Kardashian.
In addition, many other celebrities have allocated part of their fortunes to help in the same cause. For example, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have donated $ 200,000 to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (The NAACP in its acronym in English) for “to honor not only George Floyd, to Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and Eric Garner, but to all men and black women who were killed when a camera was not recording,” said the actress. “We’re embarrassed about how deeply it is rooted systemic racism“, he added.
For its part, Floyd Mayweather offered to pay for the funeral of George Floyd where you chose the family, and even with several services in Houston, Charlotte and Minnesota.