Thousands of Americans have taken to the streets to protest police brutality in the past week, bother average citizen and celebrity alike. Many are speaking out against the unjust killing of George Floyd, among countless others. There have been protests popping up all over the country, and while they begin peacefully, they often escalate to violence and arrests.
One celebrity to get arrested at the Santa Monica protest was Riverdale star Cole Sprouse. After he was released, Sprouse took to Instagram to share his experience and refocus the narrative onto the struggles of Black people.