Beyonce is showing her support of the Black Lives Matter movement by dropping new music entitled “Black Parade”. The song surfaced hours after the Houston native announced an initiative to support black-owned businesses in an Instagram post.
“Happy Juneteenth Weekend!” she wrote in the caption. I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power. Being Black is your activism. Black excellence is a form of protest. Black joy is your right.”
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Happy Juneteenth Weekend! I hope we continue to share joy and celebrate each other, even in the midst of struggle. Please continue to remember our beauty, strength and power. _ “BLACK PARADE” celebrates you, your voice and your joy and will benefit Black-owned small businesses. Click the link in my bio to learn more.
Beyoncé sings about black love, her ancestral roots, “charging her crystals in a full moon,” the need for reparations and the current civil unrest in the United States.
“You could send them missiles, I’ma send my goons/Baby sister rappin’, hear me out, hear me out/Trust me, they gon’ need an army (Ah)/Rubber bullets bouncin’ off me (Ah)
Made your picket sign, I’m your picket fence (Ah) …. Lay down, face down in the gravel/Woo, wearin’ all attire white to the funeral/Black love, we gon’ stay together,” she sings.
Check out the reactions to the song below on social media.
Same here. Those lyrics ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/wT7Pp0yzgW
— Patty R Wilson, RN, PhD, PMHNP-BC (@DrPattyRN) June 21, 2020
DIRECTORY OF BLACK OWNED BUSINESSES: https://t.co/iFk1FZWHFK pic.twitter.com/mfTCd7zYI3
— κ ε ι r y ♡🐝 (@KEIRYYONCE) June 21, 2020
wait… I didn’t even think to listen in the car. Let me get dressed. 🥴
— Jaire🦄 (@damnjaire) June 21, 2020
@Beyonce Hey the last time there was a Black Parade….oh wait you watch the news and saw all the burnt buildings, and looted cities. Well whoops
— Captain Firewhiskey (@CFirewhiskey) June 21, 2020
#Beyonce just dropped Black Parade and there's already videos on YouTube talkin bout how the song is full of witchcraft LMAOOO. The witches love it here😌💅🏾 pic.twitter.com/CyaysJtUsp
— 🐉Angel🐉 (@bratzxdoll) June 20, 2020
Me looking up the lyrics to Black Parade so I can memorize them ASAP. #Beyonce pic.twitter.com/aezBA5PSYH
— Taisha Perez (@TaishaMPerez) June 20, 2020
The vocals in the background make me want to call on my ancestors or some shit. #BLACKPARADE #Beyonce pic.twitter.com/JRB68nq6Sp
— cinnamon AFROjacks (@Daniellesssssss) June 20, 2020