Killer Mike Takes Over Selena Gomez IG to Talk to Her Fans About Racial Injustice

Selena Gomez has always been using her platform lately to speak about social rights for minorities.

In wake of George Floyd’s murder and protest over police brutality, the Mexican-American singer invited rapper/activist, Killer Mike, amongst other black activist such as Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza and author Ibram X. Kendi, to bring awareness about racial injustices.

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Please meet Michael Render, professionally known as Killer Mike (@killermike). He is an activist, Grammy Award-winning rapper, one half of the rap duo Run the Jewels, and host of the Netflix series, “Trigger Warning with Killer Mike.” He and his wife, Shana, own the SWAG Shop barbershops in Atlanta. He is also co-owner, with Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris and Noel Khalil, of the historic Bankhead Seafood restaurant in Atlanta. He began organizing when he was 15, and was actually an organizer before he was a rapper. Today, Killer Mike’s taking over my Instagram!

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Mike started off saying “a lot of people are asking what they can do. How they can make a difference. I always say start local. Support local candidates and support grassroots groups in your community.”


Killer Mike also went on to admit that he feels sadness, misery, hopelessness, and the same feelings that basically “every black person feels in their gut.” The key, he stated, is to keep being honest about those feelings and sharing them. One way to improve your community is to get the resources and he urges everyone, fill out the census. “I have solidarity with people who look like me and people who understand the struggle and are trying to make a difference,” he said.