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LoveMusicHateRacism announces new Beautiful Resistance campaign

By | Published on Wednesday 20 February 2019

LoveMusicHateRacism has announced a new campaign that will centre on a series of events taking place over two weeks next month. Under the banner Beautiful Resistance, the campaign will kick off on International Women’s Day on 8 Mar and also include a special event on the UN’s Anti-Racism Day on 16 Mar.

The campaign is being led by Paul Samuels of Atlantic Records, Ellie Giles of Step Music Management and long-time campaigner Zak Cochrane, and enjoys support from numerous artists and music companies. 

The three campaign organisers say in a statement: “Since the advent of Rock Against Racism, our challenges have morphed. We now have to contend with not only far right intimidation and propaganda, but also with a growing trend for divisive and hateful language. None of this is OK with most of us, but we have to shout just as loudly with a positive alternative”.

“Gathering the strength of music and the music industry, we can help to change the lives – and outlooks – of so many people across the country and beyond”, they go on.

“Voices of inspiration are vital to kids growing up and the response to our industry reach out so far has been so incredibly well received. We’re very excited at the potential for true, transformative change through our ‘Beautiful Resistance’ campaign and we welcome anyone who shares our vision of a world free of prejudice to join us and get in touch via our website”.

That website is