Kanye West is the latest celebrity to take a definitive stance by joining the protests around the nation. The known Trump supporter showed up to walk with the people of Chicago a day after donating $2 million to the movement and setting up a college fund for George Floyd’s daughter. He also made separate donations to the Arbery and Taylor families, TMZ reports.
And he isn’t the only one. KeKe Palmer, Porsha Williams, Michael B Jordan, Jamie Fox, Tank, J Cole, Kehlani, Kendrick Sampson, Halsey, Nick Cannon and Ariana Grande have taken to the streets to fight for demand justice for George Floyd and equal rights under the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Floyd took his last breath under the knee of police officer Derek Chauvin, who used the illegal restraint while arresting Floyd on suspicion of counterfeiting.
Floyd’s brazen killing led to an uprising around the world. At this point, all 50 states have led protests against the police and outside the White House for President Trump to see.
See which of your favorite celebs are out on the front lines and using their platform for change.
2. Tessa Thompson
Tessa Thompson doesn’t just play bad a** characters on screen, she’s bad a** in real life. She stays on the front lines with protestors and uses her platform to raise awareness around social injustice.
3. Michael B. Jordan
“Just Mercy” actor Michael B. Jordan — who also played Oscar Grant in the 2013 film “Fruitvale Station” about the killing of Oscar Grant at the hands of the police — was spotted among protestors rocking a natural fro and black mask.
4. Jamie Foxx
Actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx attended the protests in San Fransisco where he also performed for the crowd before leaving them with this message, “All I wanted to do is let you know that we’re not afraid to stand…we’re not afraid of the moment.”
This poignant photo was taken on Kehlani at the #BlackLivesMatter protests.
6. Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande uses her platform to encourage her audience to support the #BlackLivesMatter movement. She joined the LA protests on May 30.