Beyoncé Writes Letter In Reaction To Recent Police Violence | Music News

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Beyoncé Writes Letter In Reaction To Recent Police Violence | Music News

Beyoncé 08.07.2016ANDREW


With the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille at the hands of police officers, Beyoncé sought to use her position in the world to do something about it: “It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they ‘stop killing us’”.


She added, “These robberies of lives make us feel helpless and hopeless but we have to believe that we are fighting for the rights of the next generation, for the next young men and women who believe in good”.


The letter, on her website, reads: “We all have the power to channel our anger and frustration into action. We must use our voices to contact the politicians and legislators in our districts and demand social and judicial changes”.


When her tour swung into Hampden, home of Scotland’s national football team in Glasgow, Scotland, she paused to pay tribute to victims of police violence during the show.



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