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RuPaul's Drag Race Royalty Unites for Black Lives Matter Video 

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The queens of RuPaul's Drag Race have taken a stand for Black Lives Matter.

In a video released by World of Wonder, Drag Race's production company, alumni from the VH1 reality competition sent a message that "it's time" to act against racial injustice.

Dozens of performers from both RuPaul's Drag Race and RuPaul's Drag Race U.K. recorded messages from around the world for the clip to urge different forms of action.

"It's time to stop being complicit. ... It's time to speak up. ... It's time to learn," they said in the message. "It's beyond time for compassion. ... It's time for justice. ... It's time to stand up. It's time to speak out. It's time to do the work."

"It's time to end police brutality. It is time that this country takes accountability and action for all the racism and injustices that our brothers and sisters of color have felt for far too long," they added.

"It's past time to say Black Lives Matter. It's time to say Black Trans Lives Matter."

Queens in the video include Honey Mahogany, Kenya Michaels, Raven, Jujubee, Ongina, Gigi Goode, Bendelacreme, Jan Sport, The Vixen, Vivacious, Heidi N Closet, India Ferrah, Brooke Lynn Heights, Jackie Cox, Derrick Barry, Jinyx Monsoon, Chad Michaels, Ginger Minj, and Gia Gunn.

Showing international solidarity, U.K. performers Cheryl Hole, Divina de Campo, Blu Hydrangea, and Crystal also joined.

Voting was also stressed in the message. "It's time to vote that asshole out of office," said Monsoon.

Host RuPaul was not among those in the video; his social media accounts have been silent since March.

The video also provides links to the Know Your Rights Camp and the Equal Justice Initiative, groups that support people of color and fight racial injustice.

Watch "It's Time" below.

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