A Request to Beyoncé From a Mother of a Child With Down Syndrome


Dear Beyoncé,

From mother to a mother, I ask you to stand up for our precious ones living the beauty of Down syndrome.

I am Jordan Grace’s mother and I work hard each day for equality, inclusion and most of all respect. It takes a village to raise children, as you know.

It is difficult enough to speak up when trolls come around our platform and try to belittle our precious ones.

I ask you respectfully, as a woman and mother, to ask Eminem to remove the R-word from his lyrics in your new collaborated song, “Walk On Water.”

As a community, we have tried hard to fight this word because it is completely demeaning and hurtful.

I don’t know if he is looking for controversy. However, I am always looking for kindness in this world.

Please consider my request. It takes people on your platform level to speak up for us down here. Be the change!

Thank you.

Sincerely,
A very proud mother of a precious one living the beauty of Down syndrome.

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