Read Drake’s Letter Addressing The Murder Of Alton Sterling By Police In Louisiana
Last night footage surfaced of the murder of Alton Sterling by 2 white police officers in Baton Rouge, Lousiana. The video is sickening and shows that the man who regularly sells mixtapes out front of the store was murdered in cold blood for no reason at all, other than being black.
Drake is speaking out on the death of Alton Sterling with a letter posted to his Instagram page. In the letter Drake writes “noone begins their life as a hashtag. Yet the trend of being reduced to one continues,” and after seeing the video Drake “felt the need to say something.”
Read Drake’s heartfelt letter on the death of Alton Sterling below.
Our thoughts and prayers go to the family of Alton Sterling.