Celebrities support #BlackLivesMatter

A number of public figures are speaking out in support of #BlackLivesMatter. In a video for Mic, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Bono, Pink and Chris Rock (plus many more) each explain one 'reason' a black civilian in the U.S. has been slain by a police officer in recent months.

The video acts as a powerful commentary on the dangerous and blatant systematic racism prevalent throughout the United States.

The video is part of the We Are Here Movement, a non-profit campaign centred around eradicating inequality, injustice, oppression and hopelessness.

Watch the moving video below: