Meghan Markle finally opened up about the death of George Floyd who was brutally killed by white police officers. Duchess of Sussex talked about his death in a heartfelt speech at her Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles.
She admitted that it had been wrong for her to wait for more than a week to talk about George Floyd’s death. Meghan also talked about African Americans who were murdered by US police in recent years.
Meghan had been studied there from the age of 11 to 18. She said: “George Floyd’s life mattered, Philando Castile’s life mattered, Tamir Rice’s life mattered and Breonna Taylor’s life mattered.”
“I wanted to say the right thing. I realised the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing. George Floyds life mattered & Breonna Taylors life mattered & Philando Castiles life mattered & Tamir Rices life mattered & so did so many other people” — Meghan Markle #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/KeIxkkooCc
— michelle (@ddarveyy) June 4, 2020
A former actress who moved to LA with Prince Harry and son Archie has considered Los Angeles as her hometown. She was slammed for not raising her voice for George Floyd.
Finally, she has broken her silence and said that she wasn’t sure what to say. But the only wrong thing is to say nothing. She is devastated over his death and saddened by what is happening in the country.
Meghan also talked about the riots which were started in the spring of 1992 over the death of Rodney King.
She said she remembered the time when she was 11 or 12 years old and a riot started in LA because of senseless racism. She remembered the curfew the men holding riffles in the back of vans.
Meghan & Harry stayed low during the protest in the US over the death of George Floyd for the previous few days.
However, the Queen Commonwealth Trust which is managed by Queen, Harry, and Meghan shared the quote on Instagram and Twitter. The post read: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
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