"Justice for Freddie Gray" is the rallying cry heard across the nation following the death of the 25-year-old Baltimore man while in police custody. Jussie Smollett, Beyonce and Wale are the latest stars to get behind the plea for a change. The celebs join a long list of people who've used their platform to amplify a message and stand up for what they believe in. From Stevie Wonder to Jamie Foxx and Alicia Keys, take a look at the celebrities using their status to call for change, beyond entertainment.
As protests for Freddie Gray continue flaring up across the country, Beyonce spoke out on Instagram, asking that people support those whose lives have been affected by the Baltimore demonstrations right after she shared TIME magazine's powerful cover. "People are hurting," she wrote, linking to an NAACP donation page. "Join us in supporting the NAACP to help in the cleanup efforts and to provide housing, food and supplies to those affected by the unrest in Baltimore."