Taking to Twitter, the 22-year-old education advocate affirmed to stand with the black community in their fight for justice as violent protests raged in several United States cities after a police official was charged with the murder of an unarmed African-American man in Minneapolis.
"I've always been inspired and encouraged by examples set by those who came before us like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and so many others who devoted their lives to finding peaceful ways to rid our society of social inequalities". Not tomorrow or the next day, it has to end TODAY!
Rashford's United colleague Paul Pogba also joined the calls and revealed his sadness on his Instagram account. "I've been trying to process what is going on in the world", he said in a Twitter post. People are hurting and people need answers.
Thinking the police were intruders, she shot at the officers, who then responded with fatal fire of their own. "We recognize that and understand that our organization needs to do more to combat acts of injustice and ensure a safe space for everyone".
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Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has urged cricket's global governing body and its member nations to speak out against social injustice following the death of an African-American man in USA police custody on 25 May.
Bloomberg reported Sunday that Amazon adjusted delivery routes and "scaled back typical operations" in cities where protests occurred this weekend.
Former England captain David Beckham, who owns Major League Soccer side Inter Miami, posted on Instagram: "I stand in solidarity with the black community and millions of others across the world who are outraged by these events". After the man passed away after having a knee pressed into his neck by a police officer identified as Derek Chauvin, the sporting world came together to protest about the same.