He is not only talented in interpreting his role as an actor, he is also gifted with words . John Gboyega, the ‘Star Wars’ actor stunned the world with his rousing speech during a June 3 protest in support of Black Lives Matter at London’s Hyde Park.
The Nollywood actor, in an usual manner has been receiving accolades on social media over the last week for using his Twitter account to fight back against racist trolls, but now Gboyega took his message to an in-person protest following the death of George Floyd.
“Black lives have always mattered,” Boyega told his fellow demonstrators. “We have always been important. We have always meant something. We have always succeeded regardless. And now is the time. I ain’t waiting…We are a physical representation of our support for George Floyd.
We are a physical representation of our support for Sandra Bland. We are a physical representation of our support for Trayvon Martin. We are a physical representation of our support for Stephen Lawrence.”