Katy Perry will co-headline Rock The Vote’s ‘Democracy Summer 2020’ virtual concert. Perry joins Black Eyed Peas as the headliners for the special event on June 18, which aims to encourage US citizens to register to vote. Organizers Rock the Vote, Voto Latino Foundation, When We All Vote and March For Our Lives have set a goal of 200,000 new voters this summer.
Actress Rosario Dawson and ‘Dear White People’ star Logan Browning will co-host. The live-stream will also feature appearances and performances from the likes of Chuck D, Big Freedia, Lucy Hale, Ne-Yo, Saweetie, Leslie Grace, Skylar Astin, Dove Cameron and Sofia Carson.
Perry calls on the nation to use their ballot to help in the ”fight for justice and equality” for the black community after the death of unarmed black man George Floyd last month, which led to global protests. Says Katy: ”I’m excited to be a part of this kick-off to ‘Democracy Summer 2020’ with so many amazing talents, activists and speakers. The young people of America are speaking loud and clear on the streets and online, and come November, it will be more important than ever to fight for justice and equality, and against systemic racism, with our ballots.”
Via blbrd.cmRock the Vote is kick-starting its Democracy Summer campaign with a two-hour virtual concert co-headlined by Katy Perry and Black Eyed Peas.
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