Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and the royal family are supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement (BLM, Black Lives Are Important). This became known from the words of one of the representatives of the monarch, the first black Lord Lieutenant of London, Ken Olis, writes The Guardian.
Olisa said that he had discussed racial issues with members of the royal family, especially after the incident with the assassination of African American George Floyd. “This is a hot topic of conversation. The question is, what else can we do to force society to remove these barriers, ”he said.
According to the Queen's spokesperson, she seeks to bind a single British nation with shared values and eradicate racial prejudice. He noted that Elizabeth II unequivocally supports BLM and shares the values of the movement.
On June 2, it was reported that Elizabeth II was convicted of evading racial discrimination laws for more than four decades. According to The Guardian, representatives of ethnic and racial minorities were effectively denied the right to complain about the royal house in the event of a refusal to apply for a job on the basis of race.
The Black Lives Matter movement appeared in 2013, and in 2020 became world famous against the backdrop of high-profile protests in the United States after the murder of African American George Floyd by police. BLM members demand systemic change and believe that Floyd's murder is linked to racist prejudice in society.