Blackout Day 2020 News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

'We've lost a special soul': World snowboarding champ drowns in freak shallow water blackout while spearfishing in Australia

Athletes and fans have expressed their shock and heartache after hugely popular two-time snowboarding world champion and Olympian Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin, who was just 32, died in the water off the Gold Coast of his native Australia. Read Full Article at RT.com

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3:31am PDT - July 8th, 2020

Blackout Day draws attention to Black spending power

Black Americans are urged not to buy anything for one day to help highlight how much their dollars mean to the U.S.

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1:33pm PDT - July 7th, 2020

What is #BlackoutDay2020? Here's what you need to know.

The Blackout Day on July 7 isn't the same as the movement that caused Instagram to be covered in black squares last month. This latest Blackout Day isn't about social media at all. Rather, it's about the power of money and how we choose to spend it. With the …

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8:46am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Blackout Day 2020: Economic protest encourages supporting Black-owned businesses

Blackout Day comes amid calls for social justice and racial equality.

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7:09am PDT - July 7th, 2020

Blackout Day economic protest encourages shoppers to buy only from Black-owned businesses Tuesday, boycott others

July 7 is Blackout Day, a "day of solidarity in America where not one Black person in America spends a dollar" outside of Black-owned businesses.

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1:08pm PDT - July 6th, 2020

Make a vaccine? I'm trying to teach my kids the alphabet - Reuters

It's tough to do any useful work when you're stuck at home, struggling to home-school bickering kids, let alone when you're trying to produce a COVID-19 vaccine.

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11:11pm PDT - July 5th, 2020

Into the fog: How Britain lost track of the coronavirus - Reuters UK

To tackle the coronavirus in Britain, doctors and health specialists needed to find it. But with few tests, little contact tracing and a government culture of secrecy, they lost sight of the enemy.

blackout day 2020 - Reuters
2:00am PDT - June 29th, 2020

Streamers call for one-day Twitch boycott amid harassment allegations

#TwitchBlackout demands action to back up statements from Twitch executives.

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9:08am PDT - June 23rd, 2020

'Ring of Fire' eclipse darkens sky across Africa, Asia

Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and the Far East witnessed a dramatic "ring of fire" solar eclipse yesterday.

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2:22am PDT - June 22nd, 2020

‘Literally putting a band-aid on racism’: Iconic bandage company goes woke in latest corporate pander-fest

Band-Aid has released a line of bandages in five different skin tones, pledging to donate to Black Lives Matter to combat systemic racism. Unfortunately for its woke aspirations, the joke is right there in the brand name. Read Full Article at RT.com

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3:40pm PDT - June 11th, 2020

A Week Later, I’m Worried We Missed the Point of #BlackoutTuesday

#BlackoutTuesday was never meant to be a Black Lives Matter slactivist stunt. A week later, it's clear we missed the entire point. A Week Later, I’m Worried We Missed the Point of #BlackoutTuesday by CCN.com

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9:03am PDT - June 9th, 2020

‘Where does this end?’ NYT oped suggests cutting off family & friends unless they protest or give money to anti-racism orgs

A New York Times opinion piece suggests the only true way to alleviate white guilt is to cut off family and friends unless they support anti-racism causes, either through protest or financial contributions. Read Full Article at RT.com

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2:23pm PDT - June 6th, 2020