American Airlines attendant gives Black Lives Matter note to travel influencer

This flight attendant made sure that one of his passengers felt truly supported.

On Tuesday, travel influencer Kellee Edwards was flying in first class when she received a “meaningful” note from her American Airlines flight attendant.

Edwards, who hosts the Travel Channel’s television series “Mysterious Islands,” posted a picture of the note on social media.


The message was written as a postscript on a generic card for first class passengers on American Airlines flights. The note, written by flight attendant John McCullough said: “I see you. You matter. Black lives matter.”


On Twitter, Edwards said the note made a big difference to her.

“Now THIS is customer service,” she tweeted. “Such a simple gesture, but BEYOND meaningful. To simply be seen, in today’s climate and world. I may or

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How the coronavirus is changing the influencer business, according to marketers and top Instagram and YouTube stars

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  • Marketers and digital creators are adjusting to rapid changes in the influencer-marketing industry as the coronavirus continues to spread globally.

  • As with most businesses in the ad industry, professionals are trimming budgets, canceling events, and looking for alternative revenue streams.

  • Business Insider spoke with influencer-marketing professionals across the industry to better understand how they are adjusting their businesses to continue to earn a living during the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil. 

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As the near-term effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to be felt across the global economy, businesses and creators in the influencer-marketing industry are doing their best to adapt.

Influencers have seen some of their sponsorship deals shut down and events cancelled, with many shifting their

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TikTok stars travel and party during the pandemic, the industry’s top managers and agents, and Biden’s influencer campaign strategy

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Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Influencer Dashboard, our weekly rundown of what’s new in the influencer and creator economy.

There’s no doubt that the influencer industry has grown tremendously in recent years. And throughout our reporting, my colleague Dan Whateley and I have watched as hundreds of talent managers and agents have raced to sign the next generation of stars.

But we noticed there wasn’t a central place to view the top power players in the business and see who they represent. So after months of conversations with industry insiders, and from our own reporting, we decided to build one.

This exclusive interactive database gives an inside look at who is working with the top creators on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, and more in 2020.

Video: How influencers are adapting

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