MTV goes dark, record labels hit pause as U.S. protests rage


FILE PHOTO: Passengers in car cheer as protestors rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, beneath a billboard with his name on it, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., May 31, 2020. Picture taken May 31, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

(Reuters) – Youth television channel MTV and other stablemate channels said they will go dark around the world on Monday to mark the death in police custody of George Floyd, joining other U.S. entertainment outlets in condemning racial inequality.

MTV will be joined by its other ViacomCBS youth and music channels, including…


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