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Black Lives Matter: Actor John Boyega Gets Emotional While Giving Speech At Protest In London [VIDEO]

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Star Wars star is speaking for his people in the wake of the protests following the murder of in the United States last week.

John Boyega tells his fellow black men and women to take care of themselves
John Boyega tells his fellow black men and women to take care of themselves

In a video that was shared on Twitter, John Boyega (who is a Nigerian-born UK citizen) is seen getting a grip on himself as his emotions threaten to get the better of him.

Joining his black brothers and sisters alongside others in Hyde Park, London, the actor who speaks with the aid of a microphone urges the black community of the need to take care of themselves.

As his deep voice booms over the megaphone, the crowd responds by cheering him on.

Boyega/Photo Credit: Getty Images
Boyega/Photo Credit: Getty Images

Boyega recently came under fire for using swear words on his Twitter handle when he responded to the killing of George Floyd by a white policeman, Derek Chauvin.

The movie star had lashed back at the critics, saying that he wasn’t on the social media platform for the kids.

See the video of his emotional speech below:

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