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JOHN BOYEGA: ‘I’M THE ONLY CAST MEMBER WHOSE EXPERIENCE OF STAR WARS WAS BASED ON THEIR RACE’ During Britain’s Black Lives Matter rallies in June, John Boyega wrote his name in the history of racial justice. And here, in his first interview since finishing Star Wars and that unguarded address from a Hyde Park stage, he explains how both platforms inspired him to make a stand, but for very different reasons. Now, starring in Steve McQueen’s Small Axe as a Met policeman in the depths of institutional racism and breaking his industry’s expectation of silence, actor and activist is speaking with one voice

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