The famous American singer Beyonce unexpectedly released a new song called “Black Parade”
This was reported by The Guardian.
The singer timed the release of the track to June 19 – Freedom Day or Juneteenth. On this day in the United States celebrate the abolition of slavery.
The song is about a return to the roots, cohesion, pride in its origin and its culture. There is a mention in the track of mass protests of the Black Lives Matter movement – against racism and police violence, Variety informs.
Together with the song, the singer launched the online platform “Black Parade Route” to support a black-owned business. This is a kind of online catalog of black-owned enterprises in a variety of fields: from art, fashion and design to food and household goods.
All proceeds from the new track will go to the BeyGOOD charity foundation. It helps private businesses owned by African Americans.
“I hope that we will continue to share the joy and spirit of the holiday with each other, even at the height of the struggle. Please always remember our beauty, strength and power, ”Beyoncé wrote on her Instagram.
It is worth noting that the singer actively supported the mass protests against racism that broke out in the United States after the murder of African-American George Floyd by the police.