Rihanna, Grande, swift, Radiohead, The Rolling Stones, and many others spoke about the problem of racism.
Celebrities in Instagram on Tuesday, June 2, published in Instagram a black square in the framework of the campaign Blackout on Tuesday, spoke out against racism after the murder by police of black men George Floyd. The initiators of the action were black women who work in the music industry – Jamil Thomas and brianna Agyemang. They have created a website theshowmustbepaused, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to Gordon.
They explained that a significant part of the revenues of the music industry comes from black artists, and called “to put the show on pause”.
A black square appeared on the page of Rihanna.
Singer Ariana Grande have joined the campaign.
Joined the singer Taylor swift
“Black Lives Matter” – she wrote, which literally translates as “black Lives matter”. It is an international movement for the rights of black people.
British group Radiohead also posted a black square.
British group The Rolling Stones also posted a black square.
“Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie support all who are opposed to racism, violence or bigotry,” reads the caption.
Black American Floyd died on may 25 soon after tough police detention, one of the officers choked him. As it became known, the patrol suspected Floyd that he paid with a fake $ 20 bill.