A week after the murder of the young african-american George Floyd at the hands of the police american during a violent arrest, has begun a new fight against the racism that has come to stay until things change in the united States, where in recent years have taken place hundreds and hundreds of cases identical to that of Floyd.
Following this movement protest, which has already led to tens of thousands of protesters in recent days to the streets of many cities of the country ruled by Donald Trumpthis Tuesday celebrities of all parts of the world have wanted to join the cause and melt to black their social networks to say ‘enough’ and get the message to people from all corners of the planet under the motto #BlackoutTuesday (Tuesday of blackout).
Among these champions of the cause linked to the united States have been prominent figures of Hollywood as Blake Lively, Jennifer Garner, Ryan Reynolds, Drew Barrymore, Hugh Hackman, Jaime Lee Curtis, Julia Roberts, Melanie Griffith and Naomi Wattsamong many others, that, in addition to publications in black or with different reasons, have wanted to throw slogans blunt as “The lives of black people matter too”.
Within the world of music, they also saw the involvement of great figures like the diva of Barbados Rihannathe canadians Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendesthe british Robbie Williams, Dua Lipa and Jessie Jthe americans Alicia Keys, Katy Perry and Demi Lovato or the exBeatle
Paul McCartneywho has written “we are Going to join in the Tuesday blackout in solidarity with so many people in the world. We send our support from all my heart to get justice for the family of George Floyd and ask that you be finished with all kinds of injustices similar to black people and other minorities” in your post Instagram.
In addition to these, dozens of figures from the world of professional sport, which has been one of the sectors most involved with the movement especially in the united States, thanks to figures in african-american as Lebron James and Michael Jordan have done to spread the word all over the world thanks to the participation of other athletes as David Beckhamand Leo Messi.
Although in the united States, where it has been since the beginning of the initiative and has seen an increased involvement of celebrities in social networks, where the Kardashian are the queens for years and now have taken advantage of the hitch to support the movement, the motto #BlackoutTuesday has also made the jump to the other side of the pond.
In Spain, faces of well-known of our picture of ‘celebrities’ as Rosalia, Hugo Silva, Mario Casas, Sara Carbonero, Paco León, Paula Echevarría, Chicago, Manuel Carrasco, David Bisbal, Elsa Pataky and Clear Lake, among many other dozens of famous,have not wanted to stay behind and have shared the power to say ‘enough’ to the discrimination by the colour of the skin of the people.