The movement was organised by the survivors of the recent Parkland school shooting and has seen hundreds of thousands of people across the US and internationally stand for stricter gun laws in America. Over 800 March For Our Lives rallies took place in the US alone, Pitchfork report.
Joining Grande and Cyrus, rapper Vic Mensa, Demi Lovato, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, and Jennifer Hudson also took the stage to share speeches and perform. Watch Ariana Grande sing ‘Be Alright’ and Miley Cyrus perform ‘The Climb’ in Washington DC below.
Paul McCartney appeared at the New York rally to share his feelings on the lack gun reforms and pay respects to his Beatles bandmate and “best friend” John Lennon who was killed by gun violence. Meanwhile, R.E.M’s Michael Stipe has shared a clip from his first-ever solo track ‘Future, If Future’ to support the movement.
Survivors from the Parkland school shooting have appeared on the cover of TIME magazine ahead of today’s March For Our Lives protest.
Jaclyn Corin, Alex Wind, Emma González, Cameron Kasky, and David Hogg are featured on the front cover, with the cover-line: “Enough.” Since the day of the shooting they have, along with their peers, organised this weekend’s worldwide demonstration calling on lawmakers to help end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.