The protests after the death of George Floyd, a citizen of an african-american who passed away on may 25 at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis, U.S., also will take to the social networks, where the label is #BlackOutTuesdaywith the thousands of users reject the racism and police brutality, became a trend this Tuesday on Twitter.
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While platforms like Instagram have been full of images with black background which, accompanied by this motto, they set out the indignation collective that followed the case of Floyd —who was that was stifled by an agent of the Police— and that reopened the debate about the racist violence in both the U.S. and the rest of the world.
This silent demonstration virtual —that is viraliza the same day that the president of the united states Donald Trump threatened to deploy the army if they continue rioting in the country— emerged from the music industry; but have been joined by representatives of various sectors, which show its support for an initiative of Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemangtwo executive Atlantic Records.
“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.
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The major record labels Warner Music Group, Universal Music, Capitol Records, Sony Music, Interscope, and its subsidiaries, both in Spain and in Latin America also have joined.
- Celebrities suspended their activities
Emma Watson, Tom Holland, Cara Delevingne, Alejandro Sanz and Ricky Martin are among the celebrities who have joined this cause. As the original core of the protest, the follow-up on the part of the stars of the music was total.
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Suspended interviews, and promotional activities planned for the day this Thursday, June 2, 2020, when it meets a week of the death of Floyd, the profiles of Instagram of figures such as Rihanna or Dua Lipa were stained black.
Just the slogans of this day accompany the images in the black, as in the case of Sanz, who writes #TheShowMustBePaused, #BlackLivesMatter and #BlackOutTuesday.
Of the few that adds a little more, the singer Katy Perry he writes that he has spent the last few days looking at, listening to and reflecting the way in which it can be useful in this cause, therefore, encourages its followers to donate to organizations labeled in this publication. “I’m going to work hard to make sure this world is a fairer place for each child”, – concluded the publication.
The reguetonero Daddy Yankee, is very proud to be the son of a father “BLACK” and a mother “WHITE,” also of their roots and of the colour of their skin: “I Am proud of the heritage of my grandfathers, given to my father, which I share with my blood brothers, relatives, friends and many people I respect. Among them many african americans that I appreciate your work and I’ve had the blessing of working with them. RESPECT!”, adds.
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The world of cinema, from the hand of Natalie Portman, Ana de Armas, Timotheé Chalamet, Orlando Bloom, Emma Watson, Tom Holland, Sharon Stone, Kate del Castillo or Patricia Arquette, among others, demanded justice for George Floyd.
Bryan Cranston, known for his role as Walter White in the series Breaking Bad you write: “I earn my living using the imagination, but I can’t imagine how it must be for a black person to live in the united States. Not only now, but throughout the story bruised for our country with racism (…) it Is necessary to have a demand of systemic change, fundamental. Not next year nor next month, but NOW.”
Also, the actor Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), is an american-born roots, samoan, points out that the “only victory” will come when they finally “get equal”, but the code to do this police must be “moral and ethical” and, above all, “human”.
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The novelist and poet Siri Hustvedt (prize Princess of Asturias of the Letters 2019) reports in its profile of Instagram the violence by the police and accuses the president of the united states, Donald Trump, of the abuse of power: “That man is a monster to the group (…), there will be no atonement or redemption without the recognition of this truth”.
The creative director of Burberry, Riccardo Tisci, houses like Valentino and Versace, or signature German sports outfit Adidas, also joined the initiative.
The signature Carolina Herrera chained in their social networks on a black background, a sentence of Nelson Mandela with another Martin Luther King: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” And Victoria Beckham shows her deep shock at the death of Floyd.
In your account of Instagram, Dior said that it does not tolerate “any form of discrimination”. “We believe in the humanity of people and in the importance of every life,” says one of the firms most iconic of the fashion, which ends with the slogan that has gone viral: îblacklivesmatter (The life of black people it does matter).