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GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2020: John Boyega, Michaela Coel & Marcus Rashford Win Top Prizes

On Thursday November 26, the annual GQ Men of the Year Awards in association with Hugo Boss took place virtually to “honour the men and women who shape the world’s cultural landscapes in sport, style, entertainment and more”. Hosted by English comedian Jack Whitehall, this year’s event saw famous faces including actor John Boyega, singer Shawn Mendes and professional footballer Marcus Rashford take home…

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All The Glitz & Glam From GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2020 Red Carpet

The annual GQ Men Of The Year Awards returned for its 23rd year, on Thursday with a whole host of winners showcasing their style credentials on the red carpet of the event held in association with Hugo Boss. In accordance with the government’s ongoing measures to help tackle the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition hosted…

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#EndSARS Protests: Nse Ikpe-Etim, John Boyega Speak Out Against Police Brutality

John Boyega and Nse Ikpe-Etim have weighed in on the issue of police brutality in Nigeria, in the wake of peaceful protests held nationwide by concerned citizens demanding an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a rogue tactical police unit. The British-Nigerian actor waded into the conversation via his Twitter page on Friday. He wrote in one…

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John Boyega Talks Star Wars Racism & Encounter With A Boatman In Calabar With British GQ

British-Nigerian actor John Boyega has graced the latest issue of British GQ  and he’s opening up in an exclusive tell-all interview about race, “Star Wars,” working with Disney and speaking at the Hyde Park Black Lives Matter protest. The 28-year-old activist detailed his frustrations with the updated Star Wars trilogy, clarifying his longstanding issues with the franchise (and its…

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John Boyega Asks Christians To Boycott Churches Preaching Only Prosperity

Ever since Black Lives Matter protests began, John Boyega has been one of the few celebrities avidly advocating for minorities and even putting his acting career on the line. And now the Nigerian-born British actor is even getting more candid with his followers as he recently told Christians to boycott churches that ignore the recent issues countries around the…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Commends John Boyega After His Viral #BlackLivesMatter Protest Speech

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has reached out to Star Wars actor, John Boyega via social media after watching him deliver a stirring speech and standing up for what he believes in at the London ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Hyde Park yesterday. The award-winning acclaimed author says watching him speak at the rally broke her heart and made her cry in a…

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Watch John Boyega Deliver A Powerful Speech At London Black Lives Matter Rally

British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega has taken his views on the ill-treatment of black people around the world from social media to the streets as he joined thousands of demonstrators in London on Wednesday to protest against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, U.S last week. The Star Wars actor who walked with protesters from parliament to Hyde Park, delivered…

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British-Nigerian Actor, John Boyega Defends Explicit Anti-Racism Tweets In New Livestream

John Boyega has defended his anti-racism posts on Twitter after it triggered lots of mixed reactions. The Star Wars star who shared a string of tweets which attracted more than one million likes in the wake of the killing of a black man, George Floyd by white Minneapolis police officers, had been criticized by some social media users who countered his use of “strong words”.…

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John Boyega Slams French Doctors Over Racist Comments Of Vaccine Test In Africa

British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega has expressed his disgust to the opinions aired by two French doctors, Jean-Paul Mira and Camille Locht that the new COVID-19 drug should be tested in Africa. Mira and Locht, had ignited a Twitter storm and hashtag campaign ‘Africans are not lab rats’ after a live TV interview of them insisting that Africa is…

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