Call-to-Action: Samuel L. Jackson Challenges Celebrities Who Participated in the 'ALS Ice Bucket Challenge' to Speak Out Against the 'Violence of Racist Police' [Video]

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Yesterday, thousands of Americans took to the streets and protested against police brutality.

Saturday’s “Justice for All” march in downtown D.C., organized by civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton, brought together supporters of two black men: Eric Garner, who died as police in Staten Island, N.Y., tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes; and Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Grand juries in both cases declined to indict the white officers on the scene.

Samuel L. Jackson is now calling out Hollywood and the many celebrities who were quick to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to now use their voices to help advance the movement against police brutality.

In a video, Samuel L. Jackson asks that everyone participate in the protests and make videos of themselves singing the “We ain’t gonna stop, till people are free” song, which will bring awareness to Eric Garner’s death.

The song lyrics read:

I can hear my neighbor cryin’ ‘I can’t breathe’ 

Now I’m in the struggle and I can’t leave.

Callin’ out the violence of the racist police.

We ain’t gonna stop, till people are free.

We ain’t gonna stop, till people are free.

Watch Samuel’s call-to-action below!

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