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Beyonce': 'It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they stop killing us'

Beyonce': 'It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they stop killing us'
Posted at 4:40 PM, Jul 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-07 19:43:17-04


Beyonce' has taken a stance on Instagram after the two latest police shootings involving black men.

Alton Sterling was shot on Tuesday, following Philando Castile on Wednesday. 

The singer posted to her Instagram, "We all have the power to channel our anger and frustration into action."
Beyonce' released a full statement on her website. She starts out by saying, "We are sick and tired of the killings of young men and women in our communities."
Beyonce' also offers links for people to protest the Minnesota and Louisiana State Legislatures, as well as, a link on how to contact their Congressman or woman.
Investigations regarding the shootings are currently underway. GoFundMe pages have been created to raise money for the families of the victims. 

Click the link in my bio to go to Beyonce.com. Turn our anger into action.

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The Grammy award-winning singer's statements come after the killings of two black men at the hands of police.

Alton Sterling was fatally shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Video surfaced of his encounter with police in front of a convenience store and gained worldwide attention. Police said Sterling had a weapon. 

Less than 24 hours later, Philando Castile had a similar experience that left him dead in Minnesota.

This time, Castile was in the car with his girlfriend and her daughter. His girlfriend also shared a video on Facebook.



Beyonce' is currently on her Formation World Tour and paused for a moment of silence to display the names of victims of police brutality at her show in Glasgow.