Beyonce to J Cole: Reactions to the Death of George Floyd

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Two days ago, the news of the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer went viral, bringing light, once again, to the #BlackLivesMatter Movement. After a string of incidents highlighting extreme injustice and discrimination against the African American community in the US, celebrities from the music world have united to express their anger and encourage standing up for justice, contributing in their own ways to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. 

At this time, the #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to gain traction on Twitter, trending worldwide with 3 million tweets and counting. Vocalisation and the use of massive social media platforms is important in these times, and here’s what these outspoken musicians have to say about the injustice against George Floyd and countless others who have lost their lives.

By: Ahalya Narayanan