Topic: Black Lives Matter
I’m Marcus Rashford, 23-year-old black man, I will never apologise for who I am: Full statement of England striker
England and Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford apologised for his penalty shootout miss but said he "will never apologise for who I am" after he was one of three Black players subjected to racist abuse following England's Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy.
England's Football Association said they have strongly condemned all forms of discrimination and are appalled by the online racism that has been aimed at some of England players on social media.
Darnella Frazier, the teenager who pulled out her cellphone and began recording when she saw George Floyd being pinned to the ground by a US police officer was given a special citation by the Pulitzer Prizes on Friday for her video that helped to launch a global movement to protest racial injustice.
A year after she recorded George Floyd’s murder on her cellphone, Darnella Frazier, now 18, released a public statement about her lasting grief over Floyd’s death, and how the trauma has affected her and her nine-year-old cousin, who both witnessed the police killing on 25 May 2020.
The jury in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin found him guilty on Tuesday in the killing of George Floyd, which shocked the world last May.
The film offers the lived experiences of these epoch-making black men who are at the threshold of endearing an important phase in their lives, it discusses their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s in America, simultaneously attempting to reveal deeper humanity of the characters and so of the viewers as well.