Ariana Grande, Miguel & More Protest Against George Floyd's Death

Brenda Watkins
June 4, 2020

The event was captured on camera, and widely shared on social media, sparking protests and marches around the country by the title Black Lives Matter.

Halsey Halsey is among the celebrities protesting against George Floyd's death.

Officers from the Minneapolis Police Department killed Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, after kneeling on his neck to the point of suffocation for several minutes.

Shawn, 21, was dressed in all-black while holding up a sign that read Black Lives Matter, meanwhile, his 23-year-old girlfriend walked ahead of him waving her own poster.

Shawn Mendes used his massive Instagram platform to show solidarity with those protesting the killing of George Floyd who died at the hands of police earlier this week.

He then urged his almost 56million followers to "follow" a variety of Instagram accounts dedicated to providing 'more info on how [they] can take action'.

Thompson took to her Twitter on May 30 to post a video of her and other protestors kneeling as they shouted, "This is our America" at a Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles.

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"Sending strength and if you are protesting today, please be safe".

"Stay active", the singer stressed Sunday, "stay energised, keep sharing, keep learning".

The singer also asked her followers not to be silent about racism, to use their voice, and help put an end to it.

Indeed, Halsey has been praised by many fans and observers for using her platform to act even against racism, injustice, and inequality.

"Insecure" star Kendrick Sampson stated he was struck 7 times by rubber bullets and also stated he was defeated with batons at a Los Angeles protests. We were thousands strong and peaceful as fuck and then shit got rowdy a bit after I left and people are being tear gassed, rubber bullets are flying from snipers and police are in FULL gear.

Grande was also seen having joined the LA protest carrying a sign that says, "Black lives matter". On his Instagram, Mendes released a statement urging his followers to donate to organizations that fight systemic racism and police brutality. We need to start to really listen to [and] help amplify black voices.

"I've been trying to find the right words for days".

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