30 Outspoken Stars Who Stood Up Bravely For Black Lives

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Speaking out against tragic, senseless deaths.

29 powerful statements from stars who think black lives matter. Black Lives Matter, a movement meant to bring attention to the disproportionate number of black people being killed by police officers, is at an all-time high following the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in July 2016. But many celebrities were supporting it long before then. Get Started
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