October 27, 2020

Beyoncé talks about protests, George Floyd, and tackling adversity in powerful commencement speech

By Shannon Connellan

Beyoncé talks about protests, George Floyd, and tackling adversity in powerful commencement speech

Beyoncé has taken a moment speaking to graduating students at this pivotal moment in history to remind young minds of the power of collective action, finding strength amid adversity, and backing yourself all the way to your goals.

As part of YouTube’s virtual commencement event, an Originals livestream of celebrity speeches called Dear Class of 2020, the singer spoke for 10 minutes to newly graduated students about the power of bonding together and speaking up during this time — a truly unique time to be graduating.

Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, thousands have hit the streets across America and parts of the globe to …

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