Justin Bieber is doing some important self-reflection about how Black culture has shaped his career. We glad to say that the singer speaking out and promising to use his platform to fight racial injustice.
The Purpose singer took to Instagram on Saturday to make a powerful statement about how he plans to further the ongoing conversation about systemic racism and do everything in his power to support the Black community going forward.
“I am inspired by black culture,” Bieber wrote. “I have benefited off of black culture. My style, how I sing, dance, perform, and my fashion have all been influenced and inspired by black culture,” the “Sorry” singer continued.
“I am committed to using my platform this day forward to learn, to speak up about racial injustice and systemic oppression, and to identify ways to be a part of much-needed change.”
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Just before this post, the singer has shared resources for his fans and followers on how to educate themselves and advocate against racism and systemic oppression.
Bieber is also among the many celebs who participated in the now-infamous social media initiative where IG users uploaded a black box in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on #BlackOutTuesday.