Rihanna spent Easter Sunday rallying in New York Metropolis in opposition to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. The “Umbrella” singer was among the many scores of protestors marching within the Cease Asian Hate rally.
Tina Truong, who’s Rihanna’s assistant, shared images and video Monday of the incognito pop star dancing within the streets as protestors chant and bang drums in help of the Asian neighborhood.
“That is what solidarity seems like,” she captioned the collection of photographs depicting her and Rihanna waving indicators condemning racism. Truong additionally enclosed the hashtags “#stopaapihate” “#stopasianhate” and “#callitahatecrime” in her put up.
Rihanna seems unrecognizable among the many crowd, selecting to put on a black face masks, sun shades, black baseball cap, a black leather-based letterman jacket, leather-based pants and excessive tops. Her hair is styled in braids.
The singer’s disguise was so convincing, Truong shared a hilarious video to her Instagram tales of Rihanna sharing her Instagram with one other protestor, who asks in disbelief upon loading her web page, “That is you?!”
“When Rih offers you her IG deal with however you assume she trolling,” Truong captioned the change and included a laughing emoji.
Different highlights in her tales share glances of her and Rihanna making ready for the rally and creating brightly coloured indicators. One signal reads “‘Dangerous day’ ?! Name it a hate crime” whereas one other, which Rihanna put collectively, claims “Hate = racism in opposition to God!”
Truong additionally took a second to talk about solidarity amongst minorities by sharing photographs of Asians world wide rallying for Black Lives Matter — even sharing a nonetheless the place she attended a BLM rally final summer time.
“No dancing movies that point round [because] of the chaos,” she defined in a subsequent story. “These causes usually are not unique! Solely by unity can we fight hatred, so – ‘Inform ya buddies to tug up!'”
By Megan Stone
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