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Read Beyonce's open letter in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

Read Beyonce's open letter in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

The superstar artist Beyoncé is the latest and most high-profile musician to issue a statement in response to the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando Castile in the suburbs of St. Paul, Minn.

Published just after Sterling’s and Castile’s deaths, Beyoncé issued an all-caps missive decrying the shootings and urging her fans to take action. Composed in white text on a black background, she writes, “We are sick and tired of the killings of young men and women in...

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