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Why my daughters participated in BLM protests – Obama

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Why my daughters participated in BLM protests – Obama

Former US President Barack Obama told CNN his daughters participated in last year’s National Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests , saying he was not worried about their moral compass.

The BLM protests were sparked by the murder of African American George Floyd.

Obama said in an interview that aired Monday that he “was always worried about their physical safety, it’s just the nature of fatherhood.”

“But in terms of having a good idea of ​​what is right and wrong, their role and role to play, and improving the country, I don’t care about that,” a- he declared.

The former leader noted that unlike his generation, his daughters’ generation was not ready to face the challenges and tolerate the current situation, adding that “their attitude is: why? Let’s change it.

“They’re also starting to be very strategic about how to engage the system and change it.

“They’re not just interested in making noise, they’re interested in what works,” the former U, S said. said the president.

Commenting on his legacy, the ex-president said the children who were brought up during the eight years of his presidency were “a great source” of his optimism.

“There are a bunch of basic assumptions they make about what the country can and should be which I think are still relevant today.

“They still believe in it. And they are ready to work for it, ”he added.

A wave of protests against police brutality, social injustice and racism in the United States and a number of other countries around the world erupted after Floyd’s death in the custody of the United States Police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020 (Sputnik / NAN)

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