Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo has joined the rest of the world to speak against the death of George Floyd, the Black American man that was killed.
George Floyd was murdered by a white police officer in Minneapolis on Monday
after being pinned down
With the death now sparking an outrage from citizens of United States who are
already protesting, Uche Jombo took to her Twitter handle to voice out her frustration.
According to the beautiful mother, it’s a scary time for parents who are raising
black kids in the country despite that it’s 2020.
She added by noting how sad it is that people are still tweeting about racism at this time when everyone should have been civilised.
Uche Jombo tweeted:
“Scary times for parents raising black kids… its 2020..we are still tweeting about racism”
Scary times for parents raising black kids… its 2020..we are still tweeting about racism
— Uche Jombo Rodriguez (@uchejombo) May 30, 2020
Former US president, Barack Obama had earlier released a statement on the death
of George Floyd as he note how sad it is that such event are occuring.
Obama, 58, released a statement via his Twitter page, saying it “cannot be normal”
in 2020 and urged the Minnesota authorities to ‘ensure that the
circumstances surrounding George Floyd’s death are investigated thoroughly’.
Top entertainers like award winning singer Cardi B, model Naomi Campbell and star war’s actor John Boyega have all reacted to the news.
John Boyega went as far as tweeting that he hate racist, while Naomi Campbell noted how proud she his to be a Black American.
Fingers are crossed on the judgement that will befall the white police officer who killed George Floyd.