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Beyoncé Honors Victims of Police Violence During Glasgow Show, Leads Moment of Silence

The powerful moment was recorded by fans. Watch it.

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After releasing a powerful call to action on her website, Beyoncé addressed the recent shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile during her Thursday night performance in Glasgow. The singer paused the show for a moment of silence as the names of Sterling and Castile (as well as Sandra Bland, Eric Garner, Oscar Grant, Tamir Rice, and countless other victims of police violence) were displayed on the screen behind her.

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Post silence, Beyoncé performed an a capella version of "Freedom" while the victims' names continued to be displayed behind her. Watch the stirring moment below.

Beyoncé nails it as usual, but her performance is also an important reminder that our voice has the power to make change. Let's use it.

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