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Beyoncé took a minute to honor the lives of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during her Formation World Tour concert in Scotland on Thursday.

“Please join me in a moment of silence to acknowledge the lives of Alton Stering and Philando Castile,” she said as the names of police brutality victims scrolled on a screen behind her.

Beyoncé also made a statement with a powerful manifesto she shared on her website. “It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they ‘stop killing us,’” she said. “We don’t need sympathy. We need everyone to respect our lives.”

Read the manifesto here. Watch the concert video below.

SOURCE: TMZ | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Instagram

Beyoncé Pays Tribute To Alton Sterling & Philando Castile During Concert was originally published on globalgrind.com

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