Watch: John Boyega Condemns Racism in Powerful Protest Speech

Published: Wednesday 3rd Jun 2020 by Rashad

A week after slamming racists in the wake of the death of George Floyd (as we reported here), ‘Star Wars’ star John Boyega took his action to the streets of London Wednesday (June 3) to remind protestors just how much Black lives matter.

“Black lives have always mattered,” said the 28-year-old actor. “We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless. And now is the time. I ain’t waiting.”

An impassion plea for change and racial equality, look inside to hear the speech that has the world talking:


“Every black person in here remembers when another person reminded you that you are black … I need you to understand how painful this shit is,” he said. “How painful it is to be reminded every day that your race means nothing. And that isn’t the case anymore. That is never the case anymore. We are gonna try today. We are a physical representation for our support for George Floyd. We are a physical representation for our support of Sandra Bland. We are a physical representation for our support of Trayvon Martin. We are a physical representation for our support of Stephen Lawrence, for [our support of] Mark Duggan.”

[photo credit:  Getty Images/Nikki Diaries]

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  1. Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

    John boyega, according to ur wikipedia page, you are Nigerian.

    Your country has one of the worst records in the world when it comes to police brutality and human rights violations

    Go to ur country and protest. Rat

    5 most corrupt police forces in the world 2020:

    #1- Nigeria
    #2- Haifa
    #3 – mexico
    #4- Kenya
    #5- Iraq.

    John boyega, ur country is number one, worst police in the world. Go to ur country and protest and leave America alone.

    • Bogus June 3, 2020

      What does that have to do with anything??? ANYTHING AT ALL??? YOU ARE LART OF THE PROBLEM. YOURE BRINGING UP
      IRRELEVANT THINGS ON WIKIPEDIA TO DEFEND RACISM, DISCRIMINATION AND PREJUDICES. YOU SOT ON THIS SITE EVERYDAY AND ATTACK A BLACK WOMAN OVER MUSIC
      THAT GRAPE JUICE CONTINUES TO LET YOU SOEW HATE AND NEGATIVITY ALL OVER THIER WEBSITE AND CLAIM TO CARE ABOUT BLACK LIVES MATTER ITS CLEAR THEY DO NOT. AND FOR THE RECORD YOU ARE A PIECE OF S*** AND NOT AN AMERICAN AND NOT BLACK SO
      F*** OFF B****

      • Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

        U cant leave ur country of origin , where the police force is the worst in the world and go to another country and start protesting against police violence.

        Charity begins at home.

        John boyega needs to clean up his own country before going to clean up other people’s country.

    • Guest June 3, 2020

      He is British-Nigerian, born in London. As a world citizen we all have a right to comment on human rights issues across the globe. It would probably serve you to educate yourself on whom provided those stats and where they were derived. Furthermore, please don’t turn this into a competition over who is more corrupt. Nigeria is a relatively new country in comparison to America, whom obviously has a much longer track record of corruption and bloodshed.

    • Chileplease June 3, 2020

      When will y’all block this trash?

    • Johnaita June 3, 2020

      You are a demon stupid person without live you live seems to be so bad that you always come here to spray negativ comments. I suggest you forgive the people that hurt you and look out for people who can help you. God loves you Clarkson😉💏

    • G-bby June 3, 2020

      John was born and raised in the UK. What are you talking about? Racism runs rampant there as well and I’m sure he’s experienced it a lot over the years. He can protest whatever he wants.

    • angel June 4, 2020

      clarksoon you effing troll! He is British you half wit!

  2. Are You Kidding Me? June 3, 2020

    This website is based in the UK, claims to be for the people, yet allows racist and divisive commenters who “claim to be Black” to run rampant. I will no longer be visiting.

    • F*** That Grape Juice June 3, 2020

      Exactly f*** That Grape Juice
      I will be calling Sam
      Out on twitter and Instagram

      • Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

        Gurl, u are upset cause I’m spilling tea.

        Ur that kind of loser on twitter that loses an argument on Twitter and then runs to report the person’s account cause u lost the argument.

        Cry.
        A fùcking loser.

      • Oh plz June 3, 2020

        Agreed! This motherfucking Clarkson Troll has single-handedly turned TGJ’s comment section into one the most vile, racist, misogynistic forums on the internet. All because ya’ll refuse to have a dedicated administrator. Get it together TGJ!! Enough is enough.

      • Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

        The girls are upset cause I keep beating them at arguments,
        Backing all my arguments with facts and receipts.

        They cant stand it,
        🤣🤣

        We love to see ur tears.
        I will speak the truth.
        I dont care what u call me.

        For the black race to progress and start getting respect from other races we need to work on our selves. Period.

      • G-bby June 3, 2020

        Clarkson honey be seated with your troll ass. Your “good boy” politics are dated. We (BLACKS – you clearly aren’t one of us) have been disrespected since the first slave stepped foot onto this STOLEN land. Whether we are in suits, saying “yes sir” or sagging our jeans screaming “f*** the police” – we still deserve RESPECT.
        Pssst. Respect is a BASIC human right. gtfoh.

  3. Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

    I thought u guys said black lives matter?

    When I say black lives matter, are u also referring to the black lives in African countries too?

    Cause alot of atrocities are going on in African countries. Black police killing black people
    Go to YouTube and watch videos

    Are we also protesting for blacks in these African countries too or black lives matter is just reserved for only African Americans in the USA.

    • Nicky June 3, 2020

      🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

      A pea brain will conflate two issues.

      A killing motivated by racial animus is a separate topic.

      Read a book instead of Camickys Blog

      • Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

        Gurl, ur not posting statistics and data anym9 why?
        🤣🤣🤣🤣
        A dullard.

        U dont even know what ur protesting for.

        The idiot really thought he did something by posting the FBI website link.
        🤣🤣🤣

        Hold the L

    • Nicky June 3, 2020

      I continue to drag you up and down this blog. You’re a fraud and clown. 🤣

      I hit a nerve. You’re delusional.

      How’s that blog of yours coming along? 🤣🤣

      *crickets*

  4. Clarks0o0ñ June 3, 2020

    Murders of blacks and white in the USA ( 2013)

    Whites killed by black- 9.8 %

    Blacks killed by whites- 0.77%
    ———–‐–‐‐——–

    White killed by whites- 10.22%

    Blacks killed by black- 53.94%

    Source: 2013 FBI crime report.

    • F*** That Grape Juice June 3, 2020

      YALL STOP SUPPORTING THAT GRAPE JUICE!!! THEY CLAIM
      TO CARE ABOUT BLACK LIVES MATTER AND RACISM ETC BUT CONTINUE TO LET CLARKSON POST HATEFUL THINGS WE ALL ALMOST AGREE IT IS PROBABLY A STAFF MEMBER PLEASE YALL
      LETS PULL TOGETHER AND FORCE SAM TO EITHER BAN CLARKSON OR WE STOP COMING ON THIS SITE

      • MessyBoots June 3, 2020

        You dont even have to go that far reslly.

        Just choose to never engage w this person.

        Social media trolls like him/her/they feed off the attention and back n forth.

        Just imagine seeing them get completely ignored for merely a 24 hr period or more.

        They would lose their mind not having someone to argue with.

        Stop giving them your ATTENTION.

        That is all they are seeking from you.

        No sane person in their right mind spends each day mocking, insulting, and harassing others without some mental health issues.

  5. J June 3, 2020

    Beautiful 🖤

    • Fancy BISH June 3, 2020

      Yes! ✅ ❤️

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