Russell Simmons' Daughter Calls Her Non-Black Friends Don't Talk About George Floyd

HipHop News Posted on May 28, 2020 at 7:24am

Russell Simmons' Daughter Calls Her Non-Black Friends Don't Talk About George Floyd

"I cannot begin to unpack the silence. I am afraid of what I say."

Like many others, Russell Simmons' daughter, Aoki Lee is outraged by the death of 46-year-old black man to George Floyd, who died Monday (May 25) after white Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin put his knee on Floyd in the neck for about four minutes, while the detention him on the ground.

On Wednesday night (May 27), Aoki, shared a statement on her Instagram account, explaining in the title was "the feeling" of black, and chastising your non-black friends to not talk about Floyd's murder..centered-ad {

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"My non-black friends, I cannot begin to unpack the silence," she wrote. "I am afraid of what I say. Things that are here, and the things that are not, what they say about you? About me to choose from? I am ashamed that this is as far as I'll go, a toe in the water of the truth.

"Only a shadow of the other part of me, that side buried or arisen that is darkness beyond the color. Beyond my hair already styled, as we sat side by side in the living room. But see that you see, and I see that your silence."

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The feeling of black color, you can delete it later. #georgefloyd

A post shared by Aoki Lee Simmons 🇫🇷🏹 (@aokileesimmons) May 28, 2020 at 2:35am PDT

Aoki continued, "now I understand, that you can only interact with the girl that you can understand. Because she is like you, in a good school like yo

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