Amidst George Floyd‘s heartwrenching death, many have discussed racial injustices around the globe. And while there are no exact words to exactly capture the grief and rage felt by the black community, Ciara is doing her part to find them in a message to her son.
“My sweet Baby Boy. I pray that when you get older A CHANGE will finally have come!! I’m going to keep my FAITH! I’m praying that the losses of our Black Kings and Queens won’t be in vain.”
Ciara continued, “Enough is Enough! I’m praying for UNITY! I’m praying for the powers that be to unite and decide that it’s time for a change!”
“Young King. We need a change now. Enough is Enough.”
And on June 1, Wilson posted to Twitter, encouraging his followers that “we can make a change.”
Ciara’s message echoed multiple celebrities who have been using their platform to bring attention to the unjust treatment experienced by BIPOC communities.
“Have the courage to look at us as humans, dads, brothers, sisters and mothers in pain and look at yourselves,” he wrote.
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With a background in the creative and educational fields, Amelia Finefrock is freelance writer, singer-songwriter and nanny based in Chicago.