Billie Eilish shared her thoughts about Black Out Tuesday by urging her fans to look for ways to get involved in the fight for racial equality, beyond simply posting a black square on social media.
“Blackout tuesday was supposed to be about taking a step back from promoting and posting about yourself and instead using your voice to amplify the message that systemic inequality will no longer be tolerated in this country!!! not posting a black square and silence……” she wrote on Instagram. “We cannot be silent. not today. not any other day. we are here to unequivocally say that BLACK LIVES MATTER. and i want to use the platform i have to help take meaningful action that will create meaningful change!!”
Eilish aldo shared a list of numerous nonprofit organizations committed to addressing various aspects of racial inequality, including Stacy Abrams’ Fair Fight, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Campaign Zero and Black Lives Matter. Eilish wrapped up her post with a direct call to action to her millions of followers, writing, “i hope you used today to speak up, donate, protest, educate yourself, listen, learn, and call your elected representatives to demand CHANGE IN THIS COUNTRY. gonna be sharing some resources over the next couple days and i ask that everyone take action with me.”
Check out Eilish’s message at the link: here
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