Barack Obama to speak on George Floyd and protests on TV tonight

Former President of the US Barack Obama will speak for the first time about the protests on TV Wednesday evening
Former President of the US Barack Obama will speak for the first time about the protests on TV Wednesday evening (NurPhoto/PA Images)
15:21pm, Wed 03 Jun 2020
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Former President Barack Obama is to make a public address on the current troubles sweeping across the US.

He will be speaking on Wednesday evening about the protests and police violence in conjunction with the MBK (My Brothers Keeper) alliance town hall series, part of his Obama Foundation.

It will be his first on-camera comments since the death of George Floyd sparked nationwide and worldwide protests.

Police reform activists and public figures, including his former attorney general Eric Holder will also be in attendance.

You can watch the town hall online starting at 10pm UK time https://www.obama.org/.

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