A few months after performing his song, “Baltimore” during the “Rally 4 Peace” event, Prince released the visual to heighten the verbal message.
With a vocal assist from Eryn Allen Kane, the video shows footage of rallies across the nation calling for peace and an end to police brutality. The images honor the lives of Freddie Gray, Michael Brown, Eric Garner and the numerous others who have fallen victim to the volatile relationship between law enforcement and the Black community.
The lyrics aligned with the images reveal a mix of sadness, desire to fight, and celebration all pinned on the notion that Black Lives have Value.
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