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K-pop fans are supporting #BlackLivesMatter by refusing to promote their faves on Twitter

K-pop fans are supporting #BlackLivesMatter by refusing to promote their faves on Twitter

In yet another sign of just how upside-down 2020 has been, K-pop fans are now working hard to ensure their favorite groups don’t trend on Twitter. In light of recent events, several K-pop fandoms have put a temporary halt on their regular activities out of respect for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. This includes fans of popular groups such as Blackpink, BTS, NCT 127, and Stray Kids.

On May 25, 48-year-old George Floyd died in Minneapolis, Minnesota after police handcuffed him and knelt on his neck for several minutes. According to widely-circulated video footage of the incident, police officer Derek Chauvin continued to pin Floyd to the ground even as he repeatedly protested he couldn’t breatheSurveillance footage of some of the events preceding the incident failed to support police claims that Floyd was resisting arrest. Read more…

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