The brutal killing of George Floyd has taken over the whole world. People belonging from different countries are showing their love and support for the black community. People are criticizing those celebrities that are not taking part in this movement. This also caused this movement to become a trend. CW stars started uploading black images in support, after the blackout which happened in DC.
The whole situation is taking a lot of attention. International media is playing an important role. People are angry and mad because Mark Zuckerberg did not delete Trump’s violent tweet. There are many cases of black killing which do not get justice. People are making efforts to get justice. Protests broke out in the different parts of the country demanding justice for George Floyd’s murder. Celebrities and Influencers are showing their grief and support for the black community.
The situation is getting worse day by day. A hacker organization “Anonymous” released some disturbing information. Moreover, they released documents that exposed Donald Trump. This made people take the protest to the white house.
However, President Trump hid in a bunker when the protestors took over the white house. They also shut the lights off. It was the first time after the 9/11 incident. But there is no official statement regarding this whole situation.
In these difficult times, celebrities and influencers all around the world are using their platform to raise public awareness and show their support.
American singer and songwriter “Halsey” was present at the protest. Yungblood was also at the protest along with Halsey. She also uploads videos and pictures from the protest. Many celebrities were seen without security participating in this movement.
Not only Halsey was present. Ariana Grande was also at the protest to support the black community in Black lives matter movement.
CW Stars posting Black images
Actors and influencers all over the world are uploading black images on their feeds.
This caused many people to join this movement, many CW Stars joined this movement. Cole Sprouse got arrested in the protest, but now he’s free.
Lili Reinhart who is famous for her role in Riverdale also posted a blank image to show her support for the black community.
This picture has almost 1 million likes urging other people to share the black image on their feeds to show their support. However, this simple task is increasing awareness among people outside of America. The movement is increasing day by day and people are participating in this movement.
There are many other famous celebrities who are showing their support.
Camila Mendes who also appear in the series Riverdale also posted a picture. According to the actress, Black lives matter is not a trend but needs serious action. This is a very powerful message and people are praising the actors for their efforts.
Even Dylan Sprouse who is the brother of Cole Sprouse also participated in the movement.
Claire Holt also joined the movement. She is famous for playing the role of Rebecca both in the vampire diaries and the originals. Earlier she also posted a heartfelt message regarding this situation.
Joseph Morgan, who played Klaus in The Vampire Diaries and in The Originals didn’t upload a black picture. However, he did a video in support of the black community.
Jes Macallan, who plays a major role in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow also followed the trend by uploading the black image on her Instagram account. Also, tomorrow is the season finale of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
Candice Patton, who plays Iris West in Flash TV series, also showed support by uploading a picture that says “I can’t breathe” those were last words that came out of George Floyd’s mouth. Rest in peace George.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.