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“I am not poison, no I am not poison, just a boy from the hood that got my hands in the air.”

Beyoncé and Jay Z have both publicly addressed issues surrounding racial injustice and police brutality in the past. Now, the couple is being vocal about the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

Beyoncé and Jay Z have both publicly addressed issues surrounding racial injustice and police brutality in the past. Now, the couple is being vocal about the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

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Last night, Beyoncé published a powerful statement on her website about police brutality and provided her fans with contact information to get in touch with politicians and state legislators. “Your voice will be heard,” she wrote.

Last night, Beyoncé published a powerful statement on her website about police brutality and provided her fans with contact information to get in touch with politicians and state legislators. "Your voice will be heard," she wrote.

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And now, Jay Z is following in his wife’s footsteps and speaking out about the recent shootings with the release of a new single, “Spiritual.

And now, Jay Z is following in his wife's footsteps and speaking out about the recent shootings with the release of a new single, "Spiritual."

Jay exclusively released the song on Tidal.

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