Queen’s London Representative Says Royals Back BLM Movement

Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview.

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FILE - In this Thursday July 8, 2021 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits the set of the long running television series Coronation Street, in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth II and the Royal Family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives has said in a television interview to be broadcast later Friday, Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, file)
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LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview to be broadcast Friday. Philanthropist Kenneth Olisa, the first Black Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, told Channel 4 News that he had discussed the issue with members of the royal family since George Floyd died in police custody in the United States last year, sparking global protests over racial…

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