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Chance The Rapper, Solange, And More Celebrate The #NoDAPL Victory

After water protectors successfully forced the Army Corps of Engineers to halt construction, artists took to social media to celebrate.

December 05, 2016
Chance The Rapper, Solange, And More Celebrate The #NoDAPL Victory Scott Olson / Getty Images

On Sunday night, the Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline, signaling a major victory for the Standing Rock Sioux and other indigenous people, who have been protesting the pipeline's construction for months, as well as activists who have joined them.

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At the camp in North Dakota, water protectors celebrated the victory and anticipated the struggles still to come. Artists like Chance the Rapper, Solange, Kehlani, and more also acknowledged the victorious moment, taking to social media to honor those who have stood in opposition to the pipeline. See artists's reactions to the decision below.

The Federal Gov deny a permit for the Dakota Pipeline! #nodapl #powertothepeople

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