One of the most acclaimed singers of all time and an African-American icon, Beyoncè surprises her fans by releasing a new track titled “Black Parade” on June, 19 – a holiday commemorating freedom of African-American slaves in 1865.
As the entire world stands in solidarity with George Floyd and continues to support the “Black Lives Matter” in any their own capacity whatsoever, Beyoncè, one of the most privileged Black celebrities, uses her platform wisely to support the movement.
The 38-year-old sensation has been a vocal critic of the police officers who were responsible for “murdering” a Black man and blaming the entire system for it.
Beyoncè demanded change in laws for the betterment of society and an end to police brutality. She shared links to petitions on all her social media platform. Leaving a personal video message to share her perspective as well. “We’re broken and we’re disgusted. We cannot normalize this pain,” were a few of her remarks.
The song itself promotes the concept of pride. Being proud of one’s identity and acknowledging the cultural impact of Black people. The singer started off the single by a groundbreaking line,
“I’m going back to the South, I’m going back where my roots ain’t watered down,” Encouraging her fans that these are hard times, but we’ll come out stronger than ever before, promoting Black supremacy. The 5-minute empowering song came to an end at, “We got rhythm, we got pride, we birth kings, we birth tribes,” Beyoncè has truly established herself as an inspiration for Black youngsters and others, she’s an icon.
Upon wishing a blessed Juneteenth weekend, and assuring everyone that she stands alongside them and will demand for justice, the billionaire revealed that the revenue generated form her newly released song shall go to Black-owned small businesses.
Beyoncè’s website includes an endless catalog of Black artists and businesses who’ve been struggling lately due to the pandemic.
The popstar didn’t stop at the bare minimum like the Kardashians and has even spoken for the unfortunate killing of Breonna Taylor, who was gunned down in March by officers who burst into her Kentucky home. She’s filed a compliant and is currently waiting for an answer from the authorities.
There’s no question that Beyoncè is one of the most charitable and outspoken celebrities in Hollywood she’s willing to support her community through all means necessary!
“I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle,” she wrote in an Instagram post announcing the release of “Black Parade.” “Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power.”
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