Megan Thee Stallion Receives Letter From Maxine Waters
Written by BET on December 9, 2020
On Dec. 8, the “Physique” rapper shared a robust letter she acquired final month from the California consultant along with her greater than 17 million Instagram followers.
“I can’t thanks sufficient for bringing a lot wanted consideration to the plight of Black ladies, not simply right here in the US — however in every single place,” Waters wrote. “You’re so proper that Black ladies have paved the way in which and have performed so by main with braveness and bravado.”
In keeping with Waters, Megan’s op-ed, Why I Speak Up for Black Women, printed within the New York Occasions in October, captured her consideration. Megan’s open letter was a dialog about society’s want to do a greater job of defending and respecting Black ladies caught her consideration.
“One of many highlights of my 12 months was getting a letter from Congress Lady @repmaxinewaters 💙,” wrote Megan. “I’m so honored to be acknowledged by such a tremendous girl and I promise to maintain utilizing my voice and encourage others to make use of theirs ! ✊🏾”
Waters thanked the Grammy-nominated artist for utilizing her voice and affect in a constructive means, noting that she would at all times have her again and assist.
“I’m so extremely happy with you and the way you may have used your voice to uplift Black ladies. I do know that Black ladies and ladies in every single place thanks for the way in which you so fiercely have their again,” she continued. “I need you to know that I’ve your again too. I hope that in these attempting occasions you’re taking consolation in understanding that I’m combating for you, and all Black ladies, each single day. Keep nicely, preserve combating, and take care. We’d like your voice on this battle.”