Beyonce: Impassioned Post Urges Fans to Take Action Against Police Killings

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Unlike many stars today, Beyonce doesn't do a whole lot of tweeting or Instagramming or commenting on the controversial topics of the day.

So when she breaks her silence, you know she means business.

The Queen of Everything

Outraged by the recent fatal attacks by police on Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Queen Bey posted a message to her website calling upon her fans to take action.

“We are sick and tired of the killings of young men and women in our communities,” she began her post, entitled simply "Freedom."

“It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they ‘stop killing us.’ We don’t need sympathy. We need everyone to respect our lives.”

The singer goes on to assert that the problem is not about any one group of citizens, but about all of humanity.

"This is a human fight. No matter your race, gender or sexual orientation," she continued. 

"This is a fight for anyone who feels marginalized, who is struggling for freedom and human rights."

This may have been a reference to the Orlando mass shooting that occurred last month, in which Omar Mateen killed 49 people and injured dozens more when he opened fire in a gay nightclub.

"The war on people of color and all minorities needs to be over," the star declared.

However, the intention of Beyonce's post was not merely to express rage, but to move people to use their voice to do something about it.

"We all have the power to channel our anger and frustration into action," she urged.

"We must use our voices to contact the politicians and legislators in our districts and demand social and judicial changes."

She concluded by providing links to legislators' websites where citizens can leave messages to demand action be taken.

Earlier this year, Beyonce gave a nod to the Black Lives Matter movement in her video and Super Bowl performance of "Formation." 

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