How the Music Industry Can Keep Its Promises From Blackout Tuesday

It’s been a whole week since the music business held a “blackout” to discuss measures against racism, in response to the killing of George Floyd and other black victims of police brutality. So where are those measures? “I thought it was a good symbolic gesture, a show of silence,” Chuck Wilson, CEO of indie label Babygrande, tells Rolling Stone — echoing a sentiment held by many in the industry. “Almost like a moment of silence before a big event to recognize this is a big problem.” By and large, the industry has held town halls…


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