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Warner Music hits IPO high note [Video]

Warner Music hits IPO high note

Warner Music Group received applause on Wall Street for the biggest IPO so far this year. Conway G. Gittens has the details.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published
Mercedes F1 boss backs Hamilton on racial injustice [Video]

Mercedes F1 boss backs Hamilton on racial injustice

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff gives Lewis Hamilton his full backing for the passionate condemnation of racial injustice after the death of George Floyd.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:39Published
Warner Music Group Delays IPO Price for #BlackOutTuesday [Video]

Warner Music Group Delays IPO Price for #BlackOutTuesday

Warner Music Group delayed its IPO pricing to observe #BlackOutTuesday in response to the death of George Floyd. The company looks to raise nearly $2 billion.

Credit: Cheddar Inc.     Duration: 00:22Published
'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice [Video]

'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic are among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:25Published
#BlackoutTuesday Takes Over Social Media [Video]

#BlackoutTuesday Takes Over Social Media

You may have noticed by now, Instagram and Twitter feeds were full of black squares Tuesday.

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 01:47Published
Millions Show Support By Participating In #BlackoutTuesday, But Many Say Sharing Image Cannot Be Ending Point [Video]

Millions Show Support By Participating In #BlackoutTuesday, But Many Say Sharing Image Cannot Be Ending Point

Using the hashtags "Blackout Tuesday" and "The Show Must Be Paused," millions of social media users posted a black square to their accounts following days of unrest over the killing of George Floyd at..

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 02:12Published
#BlackOutTuesday Takes Over Social Media As Corporations Are Urged To Go Silent In Solidarity Against Racism [Video]

#BlackOutTuesday Takes Over Social Media As Corporations Are Urged To Go Silent In Solidarity Against Racism

You may have noticed your social media feed was filled with black tiles in observance of Black Out Tuesday. It is a call to action to disrupt and dismantle racism. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.

Credit: CBS 2 New York     Duration: 02:09Published
North Texas Companies Participate In #BlackoutTuesday [Video]

North Texas Companies Participate In #BlackoutTuesday

It's a show of solidarity against racism.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas     Duration: 01:39Published
#BlackoutTuesday posts are diluting protesters’ messages, activists say [Video]

#BlackoutTuesday posts are diluting protesters’ messages, activists say

Credit: Digital Trends     Duration: 01:02Published
Music Industry Pushes Pause, Holds Blackout Tuesday [Video]

Music Industry Pushes Pause, Holds Blackout Tuesday

The music and entertainment industries are holding the #BlackoutTuesday initiative today, a movement to focus on building up the community instead of building up their business.

Credit: CBS2 LA     Duration: 01:26Published
Nashville music industry goes silent for Blackout Tuesday [Video]

Nashville music industry goes silent for Blackout Tuesday

Music City will go silent today for #BlackoutTuesday. It’s all part of an effort to show solidarity in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death.

Credit: NewsChannel 5 Nashville     Duration: 01:43Published

K-Pop Stans Are The Black Lives Matter Allies Making A Difference

Digging into their unique form of social media protest... The world has come together in solidarity as *Black Lives Matter* protests against widespread racism and the police killings of Black..
Clash - Published

When Is Bristol's Colston Hall Changing Its Name?

After a statue of the slave-trader was hurled into the water... More calls have emerged for Bristol's *Colston Hall* to supply clarity over its name-change. The venue is one of many landmarks..
Clash - Published

Yes, Leigh Francis Absolutely Should Apologise For His Racist Portrayal Of Craig David

Bo’ Selecta! wasn’t funny guys, get over it… This week has been traumatic for members of the Black community, with shocking images from the United States resulting in global protests, and a..
Clash - Published

Reflection, donation, event postponement – how the UK PR industry marked #BlackOutTuesday

Here's a round up of how UK agencies and industry bodies marked Blackout Tuesday and paid respects to the Black community protesting for racial equality and justice.
PRWeek - Published

Piers Morgan hits out at being 'shamed' for not posting black square

piers morgan hits out at being 'shamed' for not posting black square
The Good Morning Britain presenter was discussing the #blackouttuesday movement on Instagram during today's show
Tamworth Herald - Published

'Big Three' join #BlackoutTuesday campaign against racial injustice

Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic were among the tennis players who joined the #BlackOutTuesday campaign against racial injustice, as protests continue over the death of George Floyd, an..
Reuters - Published

Activists are criticizing #BlackOutTuesday: Is it blocking important info?

Some think the shutdown is counterproductive.
PRWeek - Published

#BlackOutTuesday sweeps social media as U.S. street protests escalate

The hashtag #BlackOutTuesday became the top trending item on Twitter as hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals, including TV channels and celebrities, posted black screen shots to signal..
Reuters - Published

Stranger things on #BlackoutTuesday

TikTok gets political, data centres boom, Samsung’s Sero TV
FT.com - Published

Breakfast Briefing: 5 things for PR pros to know on Tuesday morning

PR shops shut down for #BlackOutTuesday; TikTok launches creator diversity council.
PRWeek - Published

Entertainment PR shops to shut down for #BlackOutTuesday

Music companies are closing for one day in response to George Floyd’s death.
PRWeek - Published