Some Parents Complained After Nickelodeon Went Dark To Support George Floyd

Some Parents Complained After Nickelodeon Went Dark To Support George Floyd

Scary Mommy - News·2020-06-03 04:43

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Some parents complained after Nickelodeon aired a nine-minute video to honor George Floyd’s life

On Monday, June 1, 2020, Nickelodeon went off the air for eight minutes and 46 seconds to commemorate George Floyd’s life, who died on May 25 after an officer kneeled on his neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds. The children’s network (and all other Viacom channels like MTV and Comedy Central) went dark at 6 p.m. ET last night so that the network could show their support for “justice, equality, and human rights.” While the majority of parents supported the channel’s show of solidarity, a number of (let’s be real, white) parents complained that the blackout clip was “scary” or that their kids shouldn’t be part of conversations about race and police brutality.

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