Gwyneth on ‘white privilege’ in America&
Iron Man actor Gwyneth Paltrow spoke about white privilege in America and why ‘Black Lives Matter’ to her.
She took to Instagram and posted an image which had ‘Black Lives Matter’ written on it.
“If you feel compelled to comment “all lives matter” in response to this post and you’re not a bot (which you probably are), nor an agent provocateur trying to create instability and division in our country, you might want to consider that you are reacting from a blind spot of white privilege,” she wrote within the caption.
She defined the challenges confronted by African-Americans within the nation and stated, “Saying “all lives matter” is a denial of how dangerous it is to simply live as a black person in America.”
“”All lives” do not live in fear of getting killed simply because of the color of their skin.#BlackLivesMatter,” she added.
The Shakespeare in Love actor urged folks to donate to assist the victims of racial discrimination and hooked up hyperlinks to completely different funds related to the identical.
Many different celebrities from Hollywood have spoken about racial discrimination in America following the demise of an African-American man George Floyd.
Protests have erupted in not less than 30 US cities over Floyd’s demise in police custody in Minnesota. Minnesota police have additionally made dozens of arrests within the Minneapolis space.
A bystander video recording confirmed a policeman kneeling on Floyd’s neck for not less than eight minutes, whereas Floyd saved saying that he couldn’t breathe. A complete of 4 cops concerned within the arrest have been fired.