Social Justice

Brands Like Macy’s, Chipotle, Wayfair Show Solidarity for BlackOut Tuesday

Brands like Macy’s, Chipotle, and Wayfair were just some of the many companies and organizations that showed solidarity on social media for the BlackOut Tuesday movement, which was organized in response to the killings of African Americans by police.
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WATCH: Tense Standoff Between Protesters, NYPD at Manhattan Bridge

Protesters and the NYPD got into a standoff at the Manhattan Bridge on Tuesday night as marchers from Brooklyn were stopped by police in lower Manhattan.
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Former President George W. Bush, Senator Ted Cruz Respond to ​Protests, Riots

Former President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Cruz are now speaking out about the protests and riots all over the country. Cruz and Bush made separate statements.
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About 200 Arrested As Thousands Flood Streets on Day 6 of Protests in NYC

The NYPD arrested about 200 people Tuesday night on the sixth day of protests in New York City. While isolated looting was reported in Manhattan, it didn’t reach the severity of the nights before.
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‘Riverdale’ Star Cole Sprouse Says He Was Arrested for Peacefully Protesting George Floyd’s Death

Cole Sprouse has revealed he was one of the people arrested protesting the death of George Floyd over the weekend. The “Riverdale” star disclosed the incident took place at a Black Lives Matter march in Santa Monica, California on Sunday.
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What Is 'BlackOut Tuesday' and How to Participate and Show Solidarity

The initiative was organized by Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang in response to the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other African American citizens by police.
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What They're Saying: Billie Eilish, Tim McGraw, and More Speak Out About the Death of George Floyd

From sending out calls for justice, messages of solidarity to peaceful protestors, and expressing support for the black community, musicians are using their platform to speak out.
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Music Industry Plans to Pause to 'Disconnect From Work and Reconnect' with Community

Using the hashtag #TheShowMustBePaused, labels and other industry services are planning a media blackout on Tuesday, June 2nd, and call for “a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with our community.”
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'I Just Want to Live:' 12-Year-Old Boy's Song Following George Floyd's Death Goes Viral

Keedron Bryant shared the heartfelt song about his reality of living as a young black man in America on Instagram has gone viral. It comes on the heels of George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands of police. Watch now.
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