J. Cole Attends George Floyd Protest
Written by B87FM on May 31, 2020
J. Cole marches for justice.
The North Carolina rapper was amongst these protesting the demise of George Floyd in his hometown of Fayetteville on Saturday afternoon. Sporting a masks, Cole tried to maintain a low profile whereas standing in a crowd of protesters that began at a neighborhood Walmart.
The protest was organized by Rakeem Jones, who was within the headlines after he was punched within the face at a Trump rally. Fayetteville mayor Mitch Colvin additionally attended the rally.
Protests unfold throughout the nation. In Los Angeles, Tinashe hit the streets to demand justice for Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis. “The protest I participated in yesterday in DTLA was peaceful. We had been there to protest police brutality and black lives, interval,” mentioned Tinashe, who held a “Black Lives Matter” signal.
Ariana Grande was additionally noticed within the streets of Beverly Hills with a “Black Lives Matter” signal, whereas Machine Gun Kelly marched with a message: “Silence is betrayal.”
Contemporary off the discharge of his new album Lil Boat 3, Lil Yachty addressed the destruction in his hometown of Atlanta whereas spreading a peaceable message to residents. “It’s unlucky that we gotta do that simply to point out our frustration,” he mentioned. “We gon’ stick collectively, ’trigger that’s most vital, whether or not you’re black, whether or not you’re white, inexperienced, yellow, purple, we collectively.”