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Beyonce, Rihanna, & More Celebs Share '23 Ways You Could Be Killed if You Are Black in America'

Beyonce, Rihanna, & More Celebs Share '23 Ways You Could Be Killed if You Are Black in America'

Beyonce, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Chris Rock, and many more are coming together to reveal 23 ways that you could be killed if you are black in America in this new video produced by Mic.

Some of the actions include “falling to signal a lane change,” “riding in your girlfriend’s car with a child in the back,” “selling cigarettes outside of a corner store,” “riding a commuter train,” “walking home with a friend,” and more.

“Go to to tell President Obama and Congress that the time for change is now. We demand radical transformation to heal the long history of systemic racism so that all Americans have the equal right to live and to pursue happiness,” Alicia says at the end of the video.

The PSA was produced after the tragic shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile a week ago.

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  • Toni gee

    Yep every one of these fine upstanding citizens did exactly what the police said. They never got combative, none of them had mile long criminal records. Not a single one had a weapon on them and they all got gunned down in cold blood.

  • FerCat

    And Osama Bin Laden was just chillin’ in his crib when the popo’s shot him dead.

    Omitting fact and extenuating circumstances turn well meaning psa’s into obvious manipulative propaganda that insults the true victims.

  • FerCat

    Lying helps no one here.

  • jasmine mckoy

    This video was very touching but as for the ones with fake guns…..I’m sorry you had no business with those fake guns.

  • xyz

    Already yawning material.

  • xyz

    How about some truth? If u can handle it? How about some staged hoaxes like these ones? Like dividing ppl so as they wont be able to fight against the real enemy which is their government/s? Thats reality for u, baby!

  • xyz

    Bin Laden wasnt killed by anyone, he died of ill health in 2001. Cheers, mate!

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  • sydney jane

    There were 46 million African Americans in America in 2015. About 280 of them were killed by police during an arrest or police stop that year (compared to about 490 whites killed during an arrest). Black or white, people need to learn that their actions have consequences, and sometimes deadly consequences. You resist arrest, you fight, you point a gun at police, you may get killed. Not saying all these police killings are justified, and I do think that police were too quick to shoot in some cases, but I fear the alternative more. Look what happened in Baltimore, after Freddie Gray, where the police have pulled back…and deaths from black on black crime have skyrocketed. But, the left/Democrats seem to be okay with that, as long as they’re not killed by police.

    4500 mostly innocent African Americans are killed each year by other African Americans. That’s the real tragedy.

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  • plez

    Almost 800 deaths (so far in 2016) via police and how many police were found guilty? There is no question that policing this country has gotten more dangerous especially because of the number of guns on the street. But we can’t have a group of people (the police) who can kill and rarely found guilty.
    If a 12 year old playing with a fake gun in the park is kill by police. The police did not ask him questions ;they just started shooting the second they got out of the car. If this does not get the cop in jail than doesn’t that say to his fellow police officers that we are above the law as long as we can say “I feared for my life”.

    BTW this is a police issue not a race issue. It’s just African Americans are screaming louder than brown and white families who have also loss family members due to police shooting.

    “4500 mostly innocent African Americans are killed each year by other African Americans. That’s the real tragedy.”
    Agree and it dilutes Black Lives Matter power that it does not speak on this subject. If people say to Muslims that they need to tell on their own if they know some terrorist act is going to happen. Then the same should be told to the people in those neighborhoods where these killings are taken place.

  • Roscoe

    Sorry, it is too early in the day to subject myself to propaganda. Was abortion number one? Was number two bumping into a thug or stepping on his shoes?

  • HankHill/Back the Badge

    Beyonce is a high school dropout. I am not surprised she is dumb as rocks, no sir.

  • HankHill/Back the Badge

    They should all go live in a jungle somewhere where there are no cops, no rules. That’s what they all want, right? Leave orderly society to those of us who are upstanding hardworking citizens with no criminal record.

  • damian gonzales

    these people only like to play at being the “poor victims”.

  • Arx

    More racism in the comment section!!! I love my fellow racist! [sarcasm]

  • Linda

    I have 50 ways you could get killed if you are Latino, white or Asian. Maybe we should make a video too…. Oops! Sorry, our lives don’t matter. Only BLM.

  • YouDon’tKnowMe

    Way to stir the pot, keep black people agitated over lies. Spit.

  • chipsnhow

    Wow, the racism, prejudice and bias found in a comment section on an entertainment website. 😒

  • Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    Beyonce and Rihanna are white.

  • Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    also they could do something good — go to the police academy and become a better cop.

  • HankHill/Back the Badge

    What does a Russian know about America? Nothing. Stay out of our affairs young lady.

  • Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa


  • Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    So that’s why USA make war everywhere?

  • AmazonRider

    You’re misunderstanding the meaning of Black Lives Matter…it is not saying Black Lives Matter to the exclusion of all others…of COURSE all lives matter…what BLM is saying is that through history, Black Lives DIDN’T matter…what they are saying is Black Lives Matter too!…so the emphasis is on MATTER not on BLACK. so Black Lives MATTER..they do matter…not BLACK lives matter.

  • AmazonRider

    Over 200 million with 490 whites killed by police compared to 280 blacks, the percentages are way off. Many, many more blacks are killed by police when you look at the percentages.