Keke Palmer Says She Has “Waited for a Revolution” in Call for Justice

Kke palmer His voice is not used for change.

On Tuesday morning, the actress wrote a personal column Variety Where he pledged his support for Black Lives Moment and continued to fight for justice.

“I chose to join the protests in Los Angeles because we can fight against the injustice and white supremacy happening in America and what it does for our country. At one point, I spoke to the National Guardsman who told us Stopping. Moving beyond a certain point and challenging them to march with us, “KK wrote in his essay.” In my wildest dreams, they would all march with us without the risk of punishment, in the same way. If the whole class goes out of school, no one gets arrested for it. If many of them felt like doing so. Inspire so much and influence the movement in such a meaningful way. “

The actress added, “He didn’t march with us, and while one offered a short vibe, he also said he had to protect businesses and buildings in the area.”

When the moment became increasingly viral after NBC News reporter Gadi Schwartz captured the conversation, KK said there would be a different outcome.

“At that moment, I wasn’t thinking about who could touch the building or not? I was thinking about how we’re out here, fighting for a call to protect human life . And the government is asking you to protect a building. She doesn’t join me, and I wanted to challenge them with the question, add how does it connect with you? “He asked.” While some The guards were enough for me, which is not enough. “

Together George floyd With Houston expected to be laid to rest today and protests continuing around the country, KK hopes a “revolution” is imminent. And as it turns out, she says that everyone can be part of change.

“I have waited for a revolution, I believe, my whole life. I feel like it has been for many millennia. The message has evolved since the message to follow the rules and stay in line and To challenge, to make others stand with you. KK explained, different life experiences and rights while gathering with others. “I really believe that everything that has taken us up to this moment has given us Has prepared for a revolution and a revelation: the dissolution and reconstruction of a system that is better, more equitable, and representative of the people it claims to represent. “

She continued, “So while it may be scary, we were born for it: we were born as leaders and grew from just ‘following rules’ because the following rules are not enough. Now we have to challenge the rules. Being called to give. Challenging the character of those who made them. “

Now read KK’s full guest column online. To take more action and to learn how to engage with the Black Lives Matter movement, please click here.

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