George Floyd's murder: Meghan Markle speaks about black man killed by police (video)

George Floyd's murder: Meghan Markle speaks about black man killed by police (video)

- The Duchess of Sussex has lamented the fate of George Floyd, adding that saying nothing about the issue is the only wrong thing to say

- Meghan, in a video message, also remembered others like Philando Castile, Tamir Rice, Breonna Taylor who had also died from police brutality

- The Duchess said that what has been happening in the US in recent days is very horrible

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The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has also lent her voice to the killing of George Floyd in the US in a new video shared by The Sun.

She said that she initially feared that if she spoke, people would pick her words apart. The Duchess added that she then realised that “the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing”.

“…And I wasn’t sure what I could say to you. I wanted to say the right thing and I was really nervous that I wouldn’t or that it would get picked apart,” she said during the video message.

A collage of Meghan Markle and George Floyd. Photo sources: BBC/Business Day

A collage of Meghan Markle and George Floyd. Photo sources: BBC/Business Day
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In a very emotional moment, she listed the names of those who had also suffered the same fate in the hands of policemen in America.

“George Floyd’s life mattered and Breonna Taylor’s life mattered. And Philando Castile’s life mattered and Tamir Rice’s life mattered,” she said.

Markle also said that everyone who had died that way “whose names we know” and “do not know” also mattered.

Watch the video below:

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that amid all the protests and chaos that hit many parts of the world and majorly in the US, it is amazing to see a 6-year-old mentioning that her dad's death was not in vain. It goes without saying Gianna would better have her dad, George Floyd, by her side but for her to acknowledge the change it brought in the world is pretty impressive.

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