R&B singer Monica recently took to social media to share countless photos where she and her entire family were taking part in protests after the death of George Floyd.
The black man died after a Minneapolis Police Department officer knelt on his neck during his arrest.
The ex-wife of Shannon Brown penned a powerful note explaining her decision to have her young boys out in the streets with homemade signs marching for justice and calling for the end of systemic racism.
The star of T.I. & Tiny: Friends and Family Hustle wrote: “A Riot is the Language of the Unheard “These words belong to our Beloved Dr. Martin Luther King … These moments and what we do with them are ours! Our ancestors laid the foundation! We must now stand in agreement and follow through! I have always believed Love was the only thing that could drive out hate but struggle with how we make sure our voices are heard! Dear God, I ask for your covering over our people as we continue this fight!! I’m reading Officer Derrick Chauvin was arrested & charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter! Should’ve been 1st degree murder PERIOD! We need a CONVICTION with greater consequence #SoMuchMoreToDo #JusticeForGEORGEFLOYD #JusticeForBREONNATAYLOR #JusticeForAHMAUD #JusticeForUS.”
There were many comments praising Monica and her boys, but the one below is the most powerful of them all:
“George Floyd, Ahmaud Abrey, Breonna Taylor,
Tamir Rice, Dontre Hamilton, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford III, Ezel Ford, Dante Parker, Tanisha Anderson, Akai Gurlery, Rumain Brisbon, Jerame Reid, Tony Robison, Phillip White, Eric Harris, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray, Sean Reed, Steven Demarco Taylor, Ariane McCree, Terrance Franklin, Miles Hall, Jamee Johnson, Antwon Rose, Stephon Clark, Yassin Mohamed, Finan H Berhe, Darius Tarver, William Green, Kwame “KK” Jones, De’ von Bailey, Christopher Whitfield, Anthony Hill, Eric Logan, Jamarion Robinson, Gregory Hill Jr, JaQuavion Slaton, Ryan Twyman, Brandon Webber, Jimmy Atchison, Willie McCoy, Emantic “EJ” Fitzgerald Bradford Jr, D’ettrick Griffin, Jemel Roberson, DeAndre Ballard, Botham Shem Jean, Robert Lawrence White, Anthony Lamar Smith, Ramarley Graham, Manuel Loggins Jr. Trayvon Martin, Wendell Allen, Kendrec McDade, Larry Jackson Jr, Jonathan Ferrell, Jordan Baker, Victor White III, Ezell Ford, Kajieme Powell, Lacquan Mcdonald, Sandra Bland, Rodney Hess, Dion Johnson, Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo.”
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My Face when My Beloved Niece @colormenae calls me & @toyajohnson BORING 😳 Babyyyyy WHO? But ask Young Nae who she call when she need to bend a block! When ya Momma said no I said Let’s Go LOL! #NuffSaid #HoodCelebration watch TONIGHT to understand LOL on @vh1 at 9pm Friends & Family Hustle 🖤
The list of those killed in the hands of police continued: “PHILANDO CASTILE, Emmett Till, George Stinney, Robert B Edwards, Mubarak Soulemane, Tony McDade, Atatiana Jefferson, Freddie Gray, Bobby Hunter, Greg Gunn, Oscar Grant, Adama Traore, Yusef Hawkins, Abner Louima, Rodney King, Latasha Walton, Nia Wilson, Anthony Baez, Renisha McBride, Korryn Gaines, Timothy Thomas, Sam Dubose, Rekia Boyd, Jamar Clark, Michael Stewart, Patrick Underwood, Samuel Dubose, Jeremy Mcdole, Avery Cody Jr, Angelo Freedman, Destiny Harrison, Nathaniel Sanders, Byron Carter, Mike Ramos, James Rivera, David McAtee, Ron Settles, Landon Nobles, Jason Smith, James Scurlock, Brandon Tate, Karl May Jr #SAYTHEIRNAMES ✊🏾.”
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