KeKe Palmer Dedicates 2020 VMAs To Chadwick Boseman And BLM
Written by BET on August 30, 2020
On the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday (August 30), host Keke Palmer opened with a tribute to Chadwick Boseman.
“Earlier than we get into the music tonight, we have to discuss in regards to the devastating lack of Chadwick Boseman, an actor whose expertise and keenness is a real inspiration to all of the followers he touched and everybody he encountered,” she acknowledged. “We dedicate tonight’s present to a person whose spirit touched so many. He’s a real hero. Not simply on display however in the whole lot he did. His influence lives perpetually.”
MTV additionally aired a section with Boseman’s speech from the 2018 MTV TV and Film Awards.
Palmer’s monologue additionally included the rebellion towards police violence within the taking pictures of Jacob Blake.
“We’ve seen our technology step up, take to the streets and ensure our voices will likely be heard. Sufficient is sufficient. What we simply witnessed in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is yet one more devastating reminder that we are able to’t cease that we are able to by no means tolerate police brutality, or any injustice, we should proceed the combat to finish systemic racism,” she mentioned.