Jay-Z is among a group of community leaders who are using the moving words of Martin Luther King Jr. in a powerful full-page newspaper ad. It pays tribute to George Floyd and others who have died due to police violence.
George Floyd’s daughter Gianna has realized that her dad’s death after being restrained by a Minneapolis P.D. officer has ‘changed the world,’ through the massive outcry of nationwide protests.
On June 2, George Floyd’s family was joined by hundreds of protesters in Houston, as they walked peacefully in the wake of George’s death on May 25 and the ongoing protests against police brutality and racial injustice.
Darren Criss and Mia Swier took to the streets of Hollywood to call attention to an often underrepresented group in the LGBTQ community: black transgender people.
Keke Palmer is a positive force for change. The actress was part of a George Floyd protest in Hollywood and convinced members of the National Guard to take a knee with her in unity.
For the first time since George Floyd’s horrifying death, his ex and their now fatherless child emerged for a public appearance. Roxie, in addition to NBA star Stephen Jackson, reflected on how George always ‘provided’ for his family.
Former President George W. Bush urged Americans to ‘see through the eyes of the threatened and oppressed,’ in support of those protesting George Floyd’s death.
LL Cool J unleashed a compelling rap video addressing the death of George Floyd, the week of protests that followed, and alleged police brutality against the black community.
Evan Peters issued a public apology after he ‘unknowingly’ retweeted a video condoning violence against protestors on June 2. Read his full statement.
Jamie Foxx used his voice and his platform to offer some semblance of hope and solidarity with his fellow protesters in San Francisco on June 1. The actor took to the podium during a rally and belted gorgeous, unifying lyrics.
Selena Gomez shut down her website ‘Blackout Tuesday,’ June 2, to protest police violence against the Black community. She called on her fans to ‘come together’ with an ‘open heart and mind.’ See her statement.
Halsey is asking fans to think twice before approaching her for selfies while protesting for racial justice. The singer posted a tweet saying ‘don’t even ask me,’ making her message loud and clear.
Despite showing proof that they’re part of the press, many journalists and reporters covering anti-racism protests around the globe are being targeted by police. They’ve since used their platforms to speak out, and their encounters with police are harrowing.
Former Miss Universe Malaysia Samantha Brahmacharini has apologized on Instagram for saying that black people ‘chose to be coloured in America,’ and that they need to ‘relax.’
Joe Biden vowed to work toward ‘healing racial wounds’ amid nationwide protests following George Floyd’s death, rather than calling for violence against protesters like Donald Trump.