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WCBI News at Ten - 07/07/20 [Video]

WCBI News at Ten - 07/07/20

WCBI News at Ten - 07/07/20

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Consumers Participate In 'Blackout Tuesday' To Support Black-Owned Businesses [Video]

Consumers Participate In 'Blackout Tuesday' To Support Black-Owned Businesses

Many consumers are participating in a national economic protest Tuesday called Blackout Tuesday. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.

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Blackout Tuesday leads to big support for Valley business [Video]

Blackout Tuesday leads to big support for Valley business

Business has been booming at West Alley Barbeque, located in the heart of downtown Chandler.

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Mojo in the Morning: Blackout Tuesday [Video]

Mojo in the Morning: Blackout Tuesday

Mojo in the Morning: Blackout Tuesday

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Becoming a better ally [Video]

Becoming a better ally

Information for supporting people of color during this difficult time

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You can now buy Rihanna’s iconic tie-dye dress to support the Black Lives Matter movement [Video]

You can now buy Rihanna’s iconic tie-dye dress to support the Black Lives Matter movement

Rihanna has shown her support for the Black Lives Matter movement in a number of ways.Not only has she used her social media platforms to encourage people to vote.but her company Fenty most recently..

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Lily Allen slams Warner Music Group owner over Donald Trump donations [Video]

Lily Allen slams Warner Music Group owner over Donald Trump donations

Lily Allen has accused Warner Music Group executives of double standards due to their support of the Blackout Tuesday campaign.

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F1 champion Hamilton 'overcome with rage' at racial injustice [Video]

F1 champion Hamilton 'overcome with rage' at racial injustice

Six times Formula One motor racing world champion Lewis Hamilton says he feels "completely overcome with rage" as he urges people to speak out against racism and stand up for justice.

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Lil Nas X Says Blackout Tuesday Was the 'Worst Idea Ever' [Video]

Lil Nas X Says Blackout Tuesday Was the 'Worst Idea Ever'

Lil Nas X Says Blackout Tuesday Was the 'Worst Idea Ever' Celebrities, corporations, music labels and sports stars showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement by participating in Blackout..

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Alec Baldwin defends Woody Allen Instagram post during Blackout Tuesday [Video]

Alec Baldwin defends Woody Allen Instagram post during Blackout Tuesday

Alec Baldwin has defended promoting his interview with Woody Allen on Instagram during Blackout Tuesday.

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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.

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Shannon Sharpe: 'Blackout Tuesday' proved that the protesters are keeping the same energy until things change [Video]

Shannon Sharpe: 'Blackout Tuesday' proved that the protesters are keeping the same energy until things change

Protests all across the country continued yesterday. We also saw a nationwide movement called “Blackout Tuesday” that started in the music industry and spread through social media. Hear what..

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Emma Watson speaks out amid backlash following Blackout Tuesday posts [Video]

Emma Watson speaks out amid backlash following Blackout Tuesday posts

Emma Watson has been forced to defend herself after attracting criticism for her Blackout Tuesday posts this week.

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Lil Nas X says Blackout Tuesday was the 'worst idea ever' [Video]

Lil Nas X says Blackout Tuesday was the 'worst idea ever'

Blackout Tuesday was the "worst idea ever", according to Lil Nas X.

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Lil Nas X and Kehlani slam Blackout Tuesday campaign [Video]

Lil Nas X and Kehlani slam Blackout Tuesday campaign

Lil Nas X and Kehlani have criticised the music industry's Blackout Tuesday campaign for being a distraction from real activism.

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Emily Ratajkowski slams those 'doing the bare minimum' on Blackout Tuesday [Video]

Emily Ratajkowski slams those 'doing the bare minimum' on Blackout Tuesday

Emily Ratajkowski is calling out those "doing the bare minimum" by simply posting black squares on social media as part of Blackout Tuesday.

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From Blackout Tuesday to Taking to the Streets: This is How Celebrities Are Participating in the George Floyd Protests [Video]

From Blackout Tuesday to Taking to the Streets: This is How Celebrities Are Participating in the George Floyd Protests

From Blackout Tuesday to Taking to the Streets: This is How Celebrities Are Participating in the George Floyd Protests

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People gather in long lines to make their voices heard for Maryland primary [Video]

People gather in long lines to make their voices heard for Maryland primary

Maryland's presidential primary took place on Tuesday, take a look at the election results as they roll in.

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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..

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Prominent Packers take part in "Blackout Tuesday" movement [Video]

Prominent Packers take part in "Blackout Tuesday" movement

Prominent Packers take part in "Blackout Tuesday" movement

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Blackout Tuesday Meant Well, But... [Video]

Blackout Tuesday Meant Well, But...

An apparently well-intentioned effort to post black boxes on social for Blackout Tuesday has backfired spectacularly. Blackout Tuesday was originally meant to raise awareness about systemic racism and..

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Nashville music industry goes silent for Blackout Tuesday [Video]

Nashville music industry goes silent for Blackout Tuesday

Music industry leaders say it’s time to reconnect with the community in the wake of George Floyd’s death.

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Blackout Tuesday Is An Effort To Pause And Focus On Community Building [Video]

Blackout Tuesday Is An Effort To Pause And Focus On Community Building

The hope of today's social media movement of #BalckOutTuesday is to have people observe, mourn and bring about policy change.

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Music industry lends its voice to Blackout Tuesday protest [Video]

Music industry lends its voice to Blackout Tuesday protest

Major broadcasters, celebrities and music streaming companies including Apple Music and Spotify turned off or made changes to their services on Tuesday to mark their solidarity with protests against..

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Recognizing Blackout Tuesday in WNY [Video]

Recognizing Blackout Tuesday in WNY

In difficult times, those in the entertainment industry say "the show must go on". This time, thousands insist the show must be paused.

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Blackout Tuesday marks day to reflect on racism in America

What began as a movement for the music industry to respond to the death of George Floyd has now sparked a larger call to action.
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On Blackout Tuesday, leaders urge shoppers to limit spending to Black-owned firms

Hempstead leaders say 'Blackout Tuesday' helps local businesses by leveraging the spending power of the Black community. 
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Arthur Ashe Biopic in Development From ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Writer Kevin Willmott

A biopic on the life of tennis great Arthur Ashe is in the works from Warner Music Group and Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment that will be penned by Kevin Willmott, an Oscar winner for..
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Spotify’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ Playlist Subscribers Grew 1,000% on ‘Blackout Tuesday’

On "Blackout Tuesday," June 2, Spotify’s 'Black Lives Matter' playlist racked up nearly 6 million users and its follower count jumped over two days from 40,000 to 450,000.
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'The Bachelorette' Winner Garrett Yrigoyen Shows Support for Police Amid Protests

Garrett Yrigoyen, who won the 2018 season of The Bachelorette and is still engaged to Becca Kufrin, is speaking out in support of the police. A couple days after he posted to Instagram in support of..
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Tim Cook Says Apple Must ‘Do More’ to Fight Racism

tim cook says apple must ‘do more’ to fight racism
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday denounced the “senseless” killing of George Floyd in an open letter calling on both the tech giant and the nation to “do more” to fight racism. “We can have..
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Influencers take a stance, brands stop ad campaigns, and protests dominate social media

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Hello, this is Amanda Perelli welcoming you back to Influencer Dashboard, our weekly rundown of what's new in the influencer and creator economy. In response to George Floyd's death after a..
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High-Tech Firms Challenged to Give More Than Lip Service to BLM

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Brands and retailers around the world posted black squares on their Instagram feeds in response to "Blackout Tuesday," to show support for protests against a police officer's killing of George Floyd on..
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Alec Baldwin Claps Back After Criticized Over Woody Allen Post on Blackout Tuesday

Social media users don't hesitate to criticize the actor for his post with people slamming him for promoting Woody, who is involved in sexual assault scandal.
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Beyonce's Mom Tina Knowles Called Out Over Her 'Ignorance' After Criticizing Blackout Tuesday

The fashion designer supports Anthony Anderson's statement which dubs Blackout Tuesday 'a historical mistake,' apparently not understanding the real purpose of the action.
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'Astronomy Club' Cancelled By Netflix After Only 1 Season

The sketch comedy TV show Astronomy Club has been cancelled after only one season on Netflix. The group formed in 2014 in New York City and members include Shawtane Bowen, Jonathan Braylock, Ray..
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Kehlani on Music Industry's Blackout Tuesday: It's Not 'Doing S**t'

*Kehlani* isn't the only musician who echoed the sentiment, as Lil Nas X criticizes the campaign in which other celebrities and brands post blank, black squares on social media
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'A responsibility to speak out': YouTube star Eva Gutowski on what influencers and brands can do to support Black Lives Matter

'a responsibility to speak out': youtube star eva gutowski on what influencers and brands can do to support black lives matter
· In response to George Floyd's death after a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, many social-media influencers have spoken out online demanding change.  · Popular..
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Billie Eilish Asks Fans to Think Beyond ‘Black Out Tuesday’ to ‘Create Meaningful Change’

Billie Eilish urged her fans on Tuesday (June 2) to look for ways to get involved beyond posting for Blackout Tuesday in the fight for racial equality.
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Tiffany Trump & Mom Marla Maples Post Black Squares on Blackout Tuesday

Donald Trump‘s daughter Tiffany Trump posted a black square on Instagram on Tuesday (June 2), seemingly in solidarity with Blackout Tuesday. Her mom Marla Maples, ex wife of the President, also..
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Shannon Sharpe: ‘Blackout Tuesday’ proved that the protesters are keeping the same energy until things change

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RHONY's Ramona Singer Apologizes for Saying 'All Lives Matter'

Real Housewives of New York‘s Ramona Singer is apologizing for saying “All Lives Matter” amid the Black Lives Matter protests occurring across the country. The 63-year-old reality star posted the..
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Emma Watson Reacts to Backlash Over Blackout Tuesday Post With Artwork

After sharing the piece of art and poem from Dr. Fahamu Pecou, the 'Harry Potter' actress declares that she stands with the Black Lives Matter movement by posting another quote about racism.
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Emma Watson speaks out after criticism for initial Blackout Tuesday Instagram posts: ‘I stand with you’

Emma Watson is being taken to task by some on social media for her #BlackoutTuesday posts.
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Emma Watson Speaks Out After Facing Backlash for Her Black Lives Matter Posts

Emma Watson is speaking out. After the 30-year-old Harry Potter actress was met with some backlash online for merely posting three black boxes on her Instagram amid the Blackout Tuesday campaign on..
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'Say his name! George Floyd!': Nationwide protests continue on 'Blackout Tuesday' in Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, across US

Daily protests have frequently been marred by violence and looting, and police have frequently used tear gas and rubber bullets to quell protesters.
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YG Drops Anti-Police Song on Blackout Tuesday After Canceling Protest Appearance

The 'Toot It and Boot It' rapper pulls the plug on a planned rally appearance for fears of the safety of the participants and releases an anti-police song instead.
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How the music industry kick started the Blackout Tuesday social media movement

Brianna Agyemang and Jamila Thomas started Blackout Tuesday with their social media movement, #TheShowMustBePaused. Many celebrities participated.
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A billionaire tech investor is calling out Apple CEO Tim Cook for not speaking up publicly about the company's values amid protests over George Floyd's death (AAPL)

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· Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla is urging Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak publicly about the company's values in light of the ongoing George Floyd protests. · Cook sent an internal memo to staff, which..
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Fact check: Does posting for 'Blackout Tuesday' bury the voices it's meant to amplify?

The June 2 hashtag isn't being merged with those for Black Lives Matter, but it is making demonstrators' posts harder to find.
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Lil Nas X and Kehlani: Blackout Tuesday Is Dangerous for Black Lives Matter Movement

The ''Old Town Road' hitmaker and the 'You Know Wassup' singer agree that the Blackout Tuesday campaign by the music industry is dangerous because it could hinder the real Black Lives Matter activism.
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Munroe Bergdorf Calls Out L'Oreal For Their Blackout Tuesday Post

Munroe Bergdorf is not happy with L’Oreal Paris right now. The model called the beauty brand out on social media following their Black Lives Matter post in support of Blackout Tuesday. “Excuse my..
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The 49ers, Kaepernick's last NFL team, criticized for Blackout Tuesday post

The San Francisco 49ers — the NFL franchise that infamously helped push Colin Kaepernick out of the league — posted in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and used the hashtag..
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Evan Peters Apologizes for Retweeting Video Praising Police for Arresting Protestor

Evan Peters says he accidentally retweeted a video showing praise for the police arresting a protestor. The 33-year-old American Horror Story actor issued an apology and posted a black square on his..
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Selena Gomez Shuts Down Website For Blackout Tuesday; Shares Black Organizations To Support

Selena Gomez has shuttered her official website for today, in support of Blackout Tuesday. The 27-year-old singer is one of the many pausing for the day and seeking out ways to lift up the black..
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Sources: Bears stand down for Blackout Tuesday

The Bears canceled team meetings in support of Blackout Tuesday.
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Many influencers and brands have stopped their marketing campaigns to focus on messaging around the George Floyd protests

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· Many brands are issuing statements condemning racism and offering messages of solidarity to protesters following George Floyd's death. · Some companies are shuttering influencer-marketing..
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The music industry is pressing pause in an initiative called Blackout Tuesday.
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