Beyonce Holds Moment of Silence for Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and Victims of Police Brutality

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The singer projected dozens of victims' names on a giant screen while onstage during her Glasgow show.

After posting a letter on her website in response to the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, recent tweets showed Beyonce asking the audience at Thursday's Glasgow show on her Formation World Tour for a moment of silence for victims of police brutality.

The singer also projected dozens of victims' names on a giant screen onstage, including 37-year-old Sterling and 32-year-old Castile, who were fatally shot by police officers in Baton Rouge, La., and Falcon Heights, Minn., respectively, this week.

"We are sick and tired of the killings of young men and women in our communities," she wrote on "It is up to us to take a stand and demand that they 'stop killing us.'"

Beyonce added, "While we pray for the families of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, we will also pray for an end to this plague of injustice in our communities."

She also inserted links to contact local politicians and voice protests for both victims.


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