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Jay-Z takes out several newspaper ads for George Floyd

Jay-Z has taken out a number of newspaper advertisements in honor of George Floyd.

The 50-year-old rapper and his company Roc Nation have had the full-page ads published in the likes of the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, and the Philadelphia Enquirer, with more still to be printed over the coming days.

The black and white advertisement includes a passage from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1965 Selma address.

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The advert – which was shared on Roc Nation’s social media channels with the caption “in dedication to George Floyd. #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd” – was signed by Jay, the parents of Botham Jean, DJ Henry and Antwon Rose II – three young black men all killed by police – as well as Van Jones, Charlamagne tha God, and organisations including The Innocence Project and Until Freedom.

Other celebrities including Beyonce, Jay Z’s wife have taken to social media to bring attention to the issue of police brutality. As protests continue on for days, Beyonce urges the public to sign a public petition to ensure justice runs its full course.

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