Adele has spoken against racism and police brutality as she demands justice for the death of George Floyd.
The 32-year-old singer said she ”stands in solidarity” with the Black Lives Matter movement’s fight for ”freedom, liberation and justice” after protests broke out in several cities around the world, following George’s death in Minnesota last week.
In a rare Instagram post, Adele wrote: ”George Floyd’s murder has sent shockwaves around the world, there are countless others that haven’t. Protests and marches are happening all over the globe simultaneously and only gaining momentum.
”So be righteously angered but be focused! Keep listening, keep asking and keep learning!
”It’s important we don’t get disheartened, hijacked or manipulated right now. This is about systematic racism, this is about police violence and it’s about inequality. And this isn’t only about America! Racism is alive and well everywhere.
”I wholeheartedly stand in solidarity with the fight for freedom, liberation and justice #blacklivesmatter #georgefloyd #saytheirnames (sic)”
Policeman Derek Chauvin was shown in footage kneeling on the 46-year-old George Floyd’s neck -which led to his death. The officer has since been arrested on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter, and sacked from the force.