Today the music industry (and beyond) is observing #BlackoutTuesday in response to institutionalized racism and the continued murder of Black civilians at the hands of police.

Today, Instagram is flooded with blackout images that represent alignment with the stance, but before you post: Please don't confuse the hashtag #BlackoutTuesday with #BlackLivesMatter, because vital information regarding the BLM movement is being drowned out in a sea of blank boxes.

Protesters, reporters, and organizers use the Black Lives Matter hashtag to source crucial information and evidence that helps keep black people protected against police brutality and informed about the ongoing protests across the United States.

Please continued to share BlackOutTuesday posts, but without tagging #BLM, so supporters can acknowledge how Black art and culture sustain the music industry, and how institutionalized racism endangers black lives, without inadvertently silencing the political movement.

Join us in taking a stance against institutionalized racism.

For more:

  1. Here’s how you can support protestors.
  2. 10 anti-racism accounts to help you stay informed.
  3. A simple guide to protesting safely.

What To Read Next

  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Meet the OUR LEGACYs!

    Culture
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    What’s Next for the Outdoors and Fashion? Experts Weigh In

    Culture
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Denim Tears & Stüssy Head to Jamaica (Queens)

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    AMI X PUMA Is Outdoorswear with a Side of Parisian Chic

    Style
  • MR PORTER Essentials

    10 Basic Pieces That Every Wardrobe Should Have

    Style
  • Image on Highsnobiety

    Self-Isolation Gave Birth to a Beautiful Runnaissance

    Culture
*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.