The tensions between law enforcement and citizens is reaching a fever pitch as protests in the United States have been going on for days since the death of George Floyd. We all know the story already on what happened to him and celebrities are joining forces with citizens in protest.
Today is June 2nd and has been declared Black Out Day to show solidarity for the death of George Floyd. Check out the celebrities below who are in unison. Rihanna took to her twitter to say she was “gang gang” for the team.
— Rihanna (@rihanna) June 2, 2020
Rolling Stone has an article about some in the entertainment industry in confusion on what this #theshowmustbepaused actually means.
The music business is holding a “blackout” on Tuesday. But artists, executives, and companies are divided about what #TheShowMustBePaused actually means
The music business is holding a "blackout" on Tuesday. But artists, executives, and companies are divided about what #TheShowMustBePaused actually means https://t.co/ZXGH2ETHRr pic.twitter.com/uy7o1gHRLE
— Rolling Stone (@RollingStone) June 1, 2020
— theshowmustbepaused (@pausetheshow) June 1, 2020
Today we will be pressing pause in honour of #BlackOutTuesday.
We encourage everyone to take this time of silence to stay informed on how you can take ACTION, use your VOICE and make a DIFFERENCE #BlackLivesMatter #TheShowMustBePaused 🖤✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/xswux1HbYp
— MOBO (@MOBOAwards) June 2, 2020
— Columbia Records (@ColumbiaRecords) May 31, 2020
— Jimi Hendrix (@JimiHendrix) June 2, 2020
It looks like #BlackOutTuesday isn’t just the music world. A number of actors are also posting a black screen in solidarity of the protest against the death of #GeorgeFloyd #TheShowMustBePaused pic.twitter.com/8NLOW4T32q
— Chi Chi Izundu (@blondeafro) June 2, 2020