Young black activists reveal what inspired them to organise the country’s biggest race equality rallies for centuries
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On 26 May, in the early hours of the morning, 21-year-old Natasha was scrolling through Twitter when she came across a video that would not only change her life but lead to hundreds of thousands of people taking part in the most widespread anti-racism protests in Britain for centuries.
“After George Floyd died, everybody knew exactly where they were,” she said.