Pink donating to NAACP to ‘aid fight for racial justice’

Derrick Santistevan

Pink is making a contribution to the National Association for the Development of Colored People (NAACP) in order to be “part of the solution” to racial oppression.

The Much Like A Tablet vocalist revealed on her Instagram page that she has actually been “inspired” by the Black Lives Matter demonstrations that have actually swept the U.S. and the world given that the death of unarmed African-American George Floyd at the hands of authorities in Minneapolis, Minnesota last month.

In a post in which she shared her sensations about the demonstrations, the vocalist informed fans she is “disgusted and embarrassed” with the systemic bigotry black Americans deal with and desires to be “part of the solution” by making a contribution.

Discussing her factors for offering to the organisation, she added: “I am also donating to the @NAACP to help fight for racial justice, because black lives matter. These actions will not fix things overnight, but it’s a start.”

Resolving her fans about the anger she feels over the oppression highlighted by the demonstrations, Pink raved: “We must throw out the old way because it is broken. Division, racism, it never wins, it never works, it never has… other than to cause pain and anguish and terror and loss. Shame, outrage and anger — that’s what every American should be feeling right now.”

She likewise ended her message with a call for unity, concluding, “We are ALL Americans. We are ALL human beings. Let us ALL be part of the change.”

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