John Boyega offered a rousing, rallying call to protesters gathered in London on Wednesday. Speaking into a megaphone, the British-Nigerian actor, known for his portrayal of Finn in the Star Wars franchise, demanded justice before emotionally honoring George Floyd and other victims of police brutality.
"Now is the time. I ain't waiting."
"Black lives have always mattered. We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless," he told the thousands gathered at Hyde Park. "And now is the time. I ain't waiting. . . . Every Black person understands and realizes the first time you are reminded that you are Black." He then addressed those opposing the protest: "I need you guys to understand. I need you to undersRead More – Source