Amber Riley Sings Beyoncé’s ‘Freedom’ During Protest at LA Mayor’s Home
Posted on June 5, 2020, 9:00 am
On Tuesday, June 2nd, Chika, Zendaya, Kehlani, SZA, Lizzo and more artists gathered outside LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s home for a peaceful protest led by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors, BLM LA’s chapter head Melina Abdullah and Insecure actor Kendrick Sampson.
This sit-in demanded to defund the police following the murder of George Floyd, a Black man who was murdered by police in Minnesota last week. The peaceful protest also celebrated Black art with a spirited electric slide dance and an empowering live performance by Glee actress Amber Riley, who covered Beyoncé’s Lemonade highlight featuring Kendrick Lamar “Freedom.”
All four officers involved have now been charged in the case regarding Floyd’s murder.