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In the face of racism and division throughout the United States, Kane Brown is urging his fans to "come together and work this s--t out."
Kane, who is biracial, is inviting fans and followers to engage him in conversation about the nation's unrest. "We will never see peace in this world until we ALL see each other as PEOPLE. We will never understand each other when you have people on 2 different sides. We have to become 1 to be at peace"
Tim McGraw's response to the racial injustice plaguing America is simple: Teach love, not hate.
On his Facebook message, He began by admitting he does not know how it feels to be black in America, but he believes all people have the same inherent human rights.
"I believe that love, respect and understanding of each other is a light to guide our way," McGraw says. "We must find a way to shine light on what is happening. Find a way to talk, find a way to understand, find a way to hold accountable those who won't see, won't understand and won't love"
Darius Rucker's approach to racism in America is changing after the death of George Floyd and the protests that have followed. The singer shared a lengthy note to fans on Facebook yesterday. saying "this whole thing just really breaks me down to my core."
My heart goes out to George Floyd," "and to all of those whose loved ones have been taken because of the color of their skin. No man should die that way."
Rucker goes on to share that he’s experienced racism his entire life and often figured "that’s just the way it is." However:
It is no longer alright for me to perpetuate the myth that things are okay. I have kids whom I love and cherish, and to watch them go through this, to feel their anguish and anger trying to deal with this is heartbreaking for me. The question that keeps coming up is ‘will it ever change?’ And my answer now has to be ‘YES.’
The music industry is set to make a community-wide statement with #TheShowMustBePaused. Today will find nearly every major record label plus many publishers, publicists and artists not going about their normal business and instead discussing ways they can make meaningful change.