What To Do On #BlackOutTuesday

While #BlackOutTuesday is a day to disrupt the normal proceedings of the music industry, it does not mean individuals who want and are able to support cannot still do so. As stated in Theshowmustbepaused.com, there are organizations to support during this trying time. You can view the entire statement by Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, the two black women who created the initiative below:

Additionally, the website provides funds to support and other ways to build solidarity:

What can you do on Tuesday, June 2, 2020?

  • If you have been impacted by the recent events, take a break – there is a lot going on and sometimes we all just need a minute. Take that minute.

  • Help the family of George Floyd HERE.

  • Fight for Breonna Taylor HERE.

  • Help the family of Ahmaud Arbery HERE.

  • Want to help protesters? Donate to one or more community bail funds HERE.

  • Visit Movement For Black Lives for additional ways you can help the cause.

  • Want to connect with leaders building grass roots campaigns? Click HERE.

  • Are you an ally and want to learn more? Here are some anti-racism resources.

Mayra Ramales
Mayra Ramales
Mayra Ramales founded The Sound Live in 2014, with the goal of highlighting underground talent. By creating a media platform, she aimed to expand accessibility to music journalist for up-and-coming writers and media creators. She completed her undergraduate degree at NYU and a dual masters at the University of Texas at Austin. She hopes to maintain The Sound Live as a DIY hub for everyday creatives.

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