Blackout Tuesday 2020 News, Photos, Videos and Tweets

Tech companies mark Blackout Tuesday

Over the weekend, music industry execs Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang called on fellow industry members to protest police violence against black people by pausing operations for the day. The pair created the site and hashtag #theshowmustbepaused, which sp…

blackout tuesday 2020 - TechCrunch
8:39am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Blackout Tuesday marks day to reflect on racism in America

A growing number of entertainment companies are encouraging employees to participate in Blackout Tuesday. Workers are urged to cancel meetings and other routine business to reflect on racism in the country. Social media users are also encouraged to go dark fo…

blackout tuesday 2020 - CBS News
7:47am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Washington resident houses dozens of protesters who cops wanted to arrest for breaking curfew

“I hope they continue to fight and I hope they go out there today peacefully as they did yesterday," the homeowner said.

blackout tuesday 2020 - NBC News
7:17am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Major brands and retailers join the 'Blackout Tuesday' movement with some closing stores and urging employees to protest peacefully

  • Brands and retailers across the world posted black squares on Instagram on Tuesday in support of the Blackout Tuesday protest.  
  • The idea of Blackout Tuesday, which was conceived by executives in the music industry, is to pause business for …

    blackout tuesday 2020 - Business Insider
    6:52am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

What is Blackout Tuesday? The social media trend, explained

A look at the trend that has taken over on Tuesday.

blackout tuesday 2020 - USA Today
5:16am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Streaming services join music industry 'blackout' over death of George Floyd

The music industry will stage a “blackout day” today in support of protests around the alleged murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. Organized by music executives Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, the aim is to pause or shutter...

blackout tuesday 2020 - Engadget
2:46am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Macy Gray in online spat over 'Black Out Tuesday'

Singer Macy Gray has taken to social media querying the relevance of "Black Out Tuesday" saying "They shoulda been talking to them all along and Wuts gonna change in one day?"

blackout tuesday 2020 - RTE
1:02am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Blackout Tuesday: What do Instagram black squares mean – and how can you take part?

Posts are intended to show solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the US

blackout tuesday 2020 - Independent
12:25am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Here are all the winners of the 2020 Webby Awards

Here’s the list of everyone who walked away with a Webby in 2020. The awards show celebrates everything that happens online, from viral videos to great stories and websites.

blackout tuesday 2020 - The Verge
5:40am PDT - May 20th, 2020