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‘Hidden Figures’ Actress Janelle Monáe: “I Will Never Be Over What Happened To Elijah Mcclain”

The singer and actress Janelle Monáe wrote a touching statement through her verified Instagram page about the 23-year-old African-American Elijah McClain, who was killed by police while walking home.

The ‘Hidden Figures’ star published a series of photos, including an illustration of Elijah Mcclain, and his last words. She captioned it as follows:

I WILL NEVER BE OVER WHAT HAPPENED TO ELIJAH MCCLAIN. I find myself emotionally debilitated and having fits of rage.”

After expressing her anger, the ‘Moonlight’ actress urged her followers to take action on this issue:

“This is triggering AND WE MUST KEEP FIGHTING. SHARE HIS STORY. CALL AND EMAIL AGAIN AND DEMAND #justiceforelijahmcclain”

Also, this post got many comments:

“Fu**in outrageous!!!” wrote, Alicia Keys.

“This story is depraved and disgusting– my heart breaks for his mother – I cannot imagine her pain . 💔💔💔There is no justice here – not even if the officers are charged and convicted . Only pain . Its so heartbreaking 💔💔💔” said, creative director Jenna Lyons.

“This is so heartbreaking” added, Nai’vasha.

See below to view the mentioned Instagram post.

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