May 25, 2024

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“She is sitting on a throne as a result of colonial plunder,” said a Black Lives Matter spokeswoman for the Queen of England.

A spokeswoman for the movement criticized the Queen after the British Crown issued a statement in support of Black Lives Matter in the UK.

Said a spokesman for the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK Defender When it becomes clear that Queen Elizabeth II, thank anyone for their support “Sat on a throne as a result of colonial plunder” That’s it “Actions speak louder than words”.

The spokesman’s statement was followed by news about the Queen and the royal family, followed by a printed statement Defender, Revealed that the crown supports movement. “We were surprised to learn that the Queen supports Black Lives Matter. But we welcome anyone who agrees with our goal of overcoming white supremacy. Of course, deeds speak louder than words. The Queen sits on a throne as a result of colonial plunder. She will return all the gold and diamonds stolen by the Commonwealth, Until, these are nothing but loving words..

On the other hand and in a recent interview, Sir Kenneth Olisa, the first black lieutenant lieutenant of London, according to his official website, “Representative of His Majesty in Greater London and accused of upholding the dignity of the crown.”. When he appeared on a British television station for a special screening on Friday dedicated to black talent, he was asked if the royal family supported the Black Lives Matter movement. “The answer is yes”, he said. “I have discussed this whole race issue with the royal family, especially in the last 12 months since the George Floyd incident.”.

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Race within royalty has become a contentious issue these days, after Prince Harry and Megan Markle, the wife of an African American, spoke very accurately about racist views within the British royal family. In an interview aired on American and British television in March of this year, Oprah Winfrey, a senior member of the royal family, raised concerns. “How dark it is” A “His son Archie’s skin may be when he was born”.

Harry and Markle did not identify who said these comments, but they made it clear that it was not the Queen. Harry’s older brother, Prince William, told British reporters a few days later: “We are not a racist family”.

The Queen herself released the official statement a few days after the Megan and Harry interview aired. She said it “Racial issues, in particular, are of concern”, But noted that “some memories may vary” about events that occurred between family members.