U N I T E D. A Peaceful demonstration here In miami ! #BlackLivesmatter ✊✊✊
Protests are kicking off all over the nation in response to the much publicized recent spate of civilian killings by police officers. Many rappers are stepping up to the plate and standing with the people in hopes to make change. On Saturday (July 9), people in Miami organized a march against police brutality, with none other than Ace Hood among the pack of what looks like thousands of peaceful protestors.
The We The Best rapper posted footage of the march on his Instagram page. In the clip he walks down a street which is flooded with a huge flock of multi-cultural protestors who are chanting “Hands up! Don’t Shoot!,” with raised fists. “U N I T E D. A Peaceful demonstration here In miami! #BlackLivesmatter ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾,” he captioned the photo.
Other movements have already went down. On Friday (July 8), Snoop Dogg and The Game organized a march on the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters. Once they got to headquarters, Snoop, Game and their crew watched the graduation services for the newest class of officers. Afterward, they walked into a press conference with the Los Angeles Mayor and the Police Chief. Compton rapper Problem also joined them on the podium.
In Atlanta, T.I. was at the forefront of a standoff with police during a peaceful protest. The crowd Tip was with gathered at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and headed to the CNN Center before moving on to Williams Street near the Connector, where police met the crowd to form a blockade and keep them from entering the highway.
We are shutting down Biscayne right now! Miami we are marching until the sun goes down. Meet us on Biscayne heading towards bayside! Shout out to @acehood who is out here on a Saturday taking a stance
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