Selena Gomez came out to the March for Our Lives protest on Saturday and her appearance raised some eyebrows. After voicing her support for the rally, Selena decided to take to the streets. Unsurprisingly, some are wondering where this passion was when the Black Lives Matter movement began booming years ago.
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Justin Bieber made a huge step in activism on Friday when hepublicly supported the Black Lives Matter movement. The Canadian performerhas typically been mute on topics relating to the racial tensionsin the U.S., but the Lord has lead him down the path of speaking out via Instagram.
“I am a white Canadian and I will never know what it feels like to be an African American but what I do know is I am willing to stand up and use my voice to shine light on racism,” the singer wrote. No word on where Justin’s urge to use his voice for the Black community came from, but it was a welcomed post by fans who are still pissed at The Weeknd’s girlfriend Selena Gomez for her lack of empathy for the BLM movement.
Read Justin’s full post in support ofBlack Lives Matter below.
(Photo credit: Justin Bieber Instagram account)
R&B singer The Weeknd cut a $250,000 donation check and sent it directly to the Black Lives Matter Network. This quickly follows his $50,000 donation to the University of Toronto in order to start an Ethiopic Studies program. The Fader first reported the singer’s most recent charitable effort, mentioning how the Black Lives Matter Network has a branch in The Weeknd’s old stomping ground of Toronto.