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JEHAN CASINADER: Black lives matter – but changing your Facebook photo does not

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 06 Jun 2020

JEHAN CASINADER: Black lives matter – but changing your Facebook photo does not
Jehan Casinader
Sat, 06 Jun 2020
My Facebook timeline is a sea of black.  During the week, many of my friends posted photos of empty black squares, to express their anger at the brutal killing of Minneapolis man George Floyd.The idea of blacking out our social media pages came from two African-American music executives. Their initiative, dubbed “Blackout Tuesday”, quickly spread beyond the entertainment industry.  It resonated with millions of people who wanted to express their solidarity with Floyd’s family, and all victims of racism. Isn&rsqu...

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