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

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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 the day to show solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests.
LA-based denim brand Lucky Brand also closed its stores and website on Tuesday and urged employees to use the day to demonstrate peacefully or work with their local community.
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Blackout Tuesday: Activists urge Instagram users to be careful when posting black squares to their feed

Blackout Tuesday: Activists urge Instagram users to be careful when posting black squares to their feed

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Posts are covering up useful information, users warn
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Blackout Tuesday - why people are posting black squares on Instagram today

Blackout Tuesday - why people are posting black squares on Instagram today

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The Instagram posts are part of the ‘Blackout Tuesday' event, and are intended to highlight racial injustice, and give attention to black voices that might otherwise not be heard
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