Selena Gomez showed their support to the black community by the closure of their website for the “Blackout Tuesday” of the campaign that was held on 2 June. The event was organized to protest police violence against black people in the united states
The united states is currently in crisis as violent protests have erupted after the death of the wife of 46 years, George Floyd on May 25. The Daily Mail reported that the “Wizards of Waverly Place” star,” asked his fans to “do some soul searching in thinking about how we can all come together” with an open heart and mind during this time.
Selena the call changes to “broken” of America
Before the “Blackout Tuesday’s” event”, Selena Gomez shared a black and white photo of the “Black Lives Matter” protest on their Instagram. She also shared her thoughts and I wrote in the title.
“I’ve spent the last 24 hours just trying to process all of this. Nothing that anyone says can take back what has happened, but we can and we must all be sure to take action,” she wrote. “Too many black lives have been taken from us for a long time. They deserve better and deserve to be heard. All we have to do better and not sit silent as this injustice continues.”
On their website, she also sent a message for visitors to read. She lets them know that she and her team are also thinking of ways of how you can take action against racism. Selena Gomez said that significant changes in this area are actually from a long time ago and called america a “broken society.”
The beginning of the protest of the crisis in the united states
Selena Gomez is just one of the Hollywood celebrities who have joined the protest against racism and police brutality. It all started after an unknown black man named George Floyd died at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis.
He was accused of paying a fake bill at a convenience store that prompted the teen cashier to call 911. The police arrived at the scene and there were too many of them.
While trying to put Floyd in the car by several officers pinned him on the ground and one of them knelt on the man’s neck. A few minutes later, I was begging for his life after telling the officer that he can’t breathe.
The viewers were saying to the officers that Floyd doesn’t move more, but it was only after three more minutes when the police finally pulled off the knee in the unconscious man. Floyd died in the hospital after an hour.