Madonna Spotted Protesting With ‘Insecure’ Actor Kendrick Sampson
In a show of continued solidarity, pop singer-songwriter, and actress Madonna was seen protesting with “Insecure” actor and activist Kendrick Sampson along with Black Lives Matter ambassador Janaya Khan in Los Angeles.
Madonna posted a photo of herself, Janaya Khan, and Kendrick Sampson to her official Instagram and mentioned in her caption that they were at there Los Angeles’ City Hall to support mothers mourning children lost to police brutality.
She also said she “cried for two hours” as she stood with the grieving mothers but was hopeful for this generation’s emerging leaders:
Every Weds for the last few years Black Lives Matter LA, has gathered in front of City Hall to demand the resignation of D.A. Jackie Lacey and to grieve with mothers mourning the loss of their children to police brutality. I urge you to join them next Wed. And every Wed .I did today and had the honor of meeting these two compelling and impassioned activists @janayathefuture and @kendrick38 I cried for two hours feeling the anguish of the mothers who spoke but at the same time I saw hope in the leaders of this generation.
#defundthepolice #bld.pwr #blacklivesmatter #endpolicebrutality
Kendrick Sampson has been a very present during the protests that have risen following the police-involved death of Minnesota resident George Floyd who died while being knelt on by former cop Derek Chauvin for more than 8 minutes. Kendrick Sampson was involved a scuffle with Los Angeles police during one of the protests where he later confirmed on his Twitter that he had been hit with batons and rubber bullets numerous times.
— Kendrick Sampson (@kendrick38) May 31, 2020
Madonna has been vocal as well regarding her support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Clips of her protesting in London while on crutches surfaced earlier this month.
— theJasmineBRAND (@thejasminebrand) June 6, 2020
Also, the “4 Minutes” singer posted a video of her adopted son, 14-year-old David Banda, dancing to Michael Jackson‘s controversial song referencing racism and police brutality, 1996’s “They Don’t Care About Us.”
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