What is #TheBlackout
#TheBlackout is the original hashtag of the movement and now serves as the name of the team behind #BlackoutDay. The name is also use as an alternative hashtag from #BlackoutDay and #Blackout.
From March 2015 to January 2016, the team consisted of the three original creators: Marissa Rei, who has taken on leadership of the movement, T’von Green, who contributed the original selfie day idea, and nukirk, the curator being WhatWhitesWillNeverKnow, who served as the host of the first #BlackoutDay promotion, runs visual promotions and serves as the promoter on most of the social networks.
T’von Green retired from the project after the December 2015 and is acknowledged as a legacy member.
The current active team members are Marissa Rei and nukirk.