F1 intends to send a strong message about equality when the season begins on July 3 at the Austrian Grand Prix, the first of eight scheduled European races through early September.
Hamilton, a powerful and influential voice in the current anti-racism movements sweeping the globe, is the only black driver in F1.
"I see those of you who are staying silent, some of you the biggest of stars yet you stay silent in the midst of injustice," wrote the Mercedes driver.
Six-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton says the prospect of a home British Grand Prix without spectators leaves him empty inside but he is still raring to get going after months of waiting.
The opening race at the Red Bull Ring in Austria will be held as planned over the July 3-5 weekend.
Valtteri Bottas, whose teammate Lewis Hamilton is aiming to equal Michael Schumacher's record seven titles, led the way with a lap of the Circuit de Catalunya only just slower than the all-time track record.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi are declared joint winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award in Berlin.
The 34-year-old Briton will be out of contract at the end of next season.
Lewis Hamilton said 2019 has been his best and toughest season after securing his sixth world title on Sunday with a second-place finish in the United States Grand Prix.
The Dutch driver who won the last two Mexico Grand Prix races was stripped of his pole position by race stewards for failing to slow down for a yellow flag that was waved after a Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas crashed.
The 'Drive to Survive' series that aired earlier this year on Netflix showcased the drama behind Formula One races, which helped increase women's interest in Sunday's Mexico Grand Prix by 30%.
Valtteri Bottas roared to victory in the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday as Mercedes clinched the Formula One constructors' championship for the sixth year in a row.
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