Drake Honors George Floyd With Assata Shaukur Poem “Affirmation”

Written by on May 30, 2020

Minneapolis, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. are only a few cities the place protests, riots, and looting has occurred inside the previous few days. Following the social media circulation of the homicide of George Floyd by the hands of law enforcement officials, civil unrest has erupted throughout America. Celebrities have stepped ahead to supply phrases of help and edification, together with Killer Mike, T.I., Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Drake.

Drake, George Floyd, Assata Shakur
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The OVO Sound mogul stored his feedback temporary over on his Instagram web page, however he did share a poem by social activist Assata Shakur. “I imagine in dwelling. I imagine within the spectrum of Beta days and Gamma folks. I imagine in sunshine. In windmills and waterfalls, tricycles and rocking chairs,” the poem reads. “I’ve been locked by the lawless. Handcuffed by the haters. Gagged by the grasping. And if i do know any factor in any respect, it is {that a} wall is only a wall and nothing extra in any respect. It may be damaged down.”

“Relaxation in heaven George Floyd 🌹,” Drake wrote within the caption of the prolonged poem. The rapper gathered an enormous quantity of help from his well-known mates, so check out his publish beneath to learn the poem by Assata Shakur in its entirety.

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