Country Artists Speak Out After Week of Protests Following George Floyd Death

By Joey Tack on June 3, 2020
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 29: Hundreds of protesters gather in Manhattan’s Foley Square to protest the recent death of George Floyd, an African American man who killed after a police officer was filmed kneeling on his neck in Minneapolis on May 29, 2020 in New York City. Across country protests against his death have set off days and nights of rage as its the most recent in a series of deaths of black Americans by the police. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

After a week of protests related to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many artists in the country music community have spoken out against racial inequality, hate, and injustice. Some of those voices include:

Thomas Rhett – see his statement here. This is what Thomas’ wife, Lauren posted.

Kane Brown

Jimmie Allen – see his statement post here

Maren Morris – see her Twitter post here

Kip Moore

Lady Antebellum – read their statement here

Dan + Shay – read their statement here

Darius Rucker – read his statement here

Tim McGraw – read his statement here

Kelsea Ballerini – read her statement here

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