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Clara Amfo admits George Floyd death left her ‘crying, angry, confused'

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo held back tears as she revealed that she missed her show on Monday over the death of George Floyd.
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‘You want my talent, you don't want me': Clara Amfo delivers powerful speech on George Floyd's death on Radio 1

1 month ago   |   By Metro

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Clara Amfo broke down in tears as she discussed the death of George Floyd in a powerful speech on Radio 1.
The DJ was missing from her Radio 1 mid-morning show on Monday 1 June, and when she returned on 2 June, she explained that she did not have the ‘mental strength' to speak to listeners following the death of George Floyd.
Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died in Minneapolis last week when a white police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest.
His death has sparked Black...
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Clara Amfo praised for emotional discussion about George Floyd death on BBC Radio 1

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

'People want our culture but they do not want us'
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Clara Amfo Moves Radio 1 Listeners To Tears With Powerful Speech About George Floyd

Clara Amfo Moves Radio 1 Listeners To Tears With Powerful Speech About George Floyd

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Clara Amfo gave a powerful and heart-wrenching speech about “insidious” racism and how the last week's news cycle has affected her mental health during her Radio 1 show on Tuesday morning. Speaking candidly live on air, Clara said she had been so affected by the death of George Floyd that she had been forced to miss work a day earlier, stating that her mental health was in “a really, really bad way”. “As you would have noted, I wasn't in work yesterday and I want to talk to you directly about why that was,” she began. “Now, before I get into it, I just want to say that I am fully aware...
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Clara Amfo breaks down after missing Radio 1 show over George Floyd's death

Clara Amfo breaks down after missing Radio 1 show over George Floyd's death

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

The presenter broke down in tears as she told her Radio 1 listeners that she didn't have the strength to go on air yesterday after the brutal killing of George Floyd
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