Following the brutal murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, who were shot and killed by police in the US earlier this week, celebrities have taken to social media to show support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement, calling for an end to police brutality and racist violence.
We take a look at the most vociferous and compelling messages:More
The rapper took to Instagram to post this image a long with a thought-provoking caption that included the quote:
'Stand up and fight for whats right it could be your family next! #blacklivesmatter yes #alllivesmatter Too but its the BLACK LIVES being murdered! SO let's fix that first!!!!'
On Thursday, the Formation singer posted a statement to her website demanding 'respect for our lives', declaring 'we are sick and tired of the killings of young men and women in our communities.'
At her show in Glasgow that night, she held a moment of silence for the victims of police brutality, projecting the names of victims on a large screen in the arena.