The clip started by naming unarmed black men who were all killed at the hands of police, including Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Jonathan Ferrell. The opening night was on Thursday, and it took place in Lafayette, Louisiana.
On Wednesday, the star declared that she would be performing in Houston in spite of the destruction left in the territory by Hurricane Harvey. She'll also meet with evacuees who are being housed at the city's NRG stadium.
The footage also featured commenting from various broadcasters and TV personalities addressing issues like white supremacy, white privilege, and racial inequality. "So, we'll see you Friday!"
Janet Jackson performs in Dubai in 2016 at the Meydan racecourse. She gave birth to a son, Eissa Al Mana, back in January. "I know that there have been rumors on whether we were gonna do the show in Houston".
The youngest child of the Jackson family, the "Together Again" singer has sold over 100 million records, giving her the distinction of being one of the best-selling artists in the history of contemporary music.
The five-time Grammy victor tweeted on Wednesday that she would be arriving in Houston early on Friday in order to meet with victims of Hurricane Harvey.
She says she will keep her commitment to play the concert, but doesn't want to just hit the stage, do the show and hop back on the tour bus.
"We will come in early on the grounds that we needed to visit a portion of the safe houses", she said. I'm here to tell you that we are doing the show in Houston.