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Keedron Bryant's Protest Song Goes Viral After George Floyd's Death

Added 05-29-20 02:18:03pm EST - “"I just want to live," the young gospel performer sings as demonstrations rage across the country.” - Huffpost.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Huffpost.com: “12-Year-Old's Protest Anthem Goes Viral After George Floyd's Death”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A 12-year-old gospel singer has emerged as a powerful voice for justice this week in the wake of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis.

Keedron Bryant’s protest anthem with the chorus “I just want to live” quickly made the rounds on social media as demonstrations exploded nationwide over the death of Floyd, a Black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck as he lay handcuffed on the street.

Every day, I’m being hunted as prey / My people don’t want no trouble / We’ve had enough struggle / I just want to live / God, protect me / I just want to live / I just want to live.

Now his gut-wrenching cry for justice is earning a deserved spotlight. Comments of praise flooded his Instagram, and celebrities such as LeBron James, Janet Jackson and Lupita Nyong’o posted his song on their accounts.

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