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Leclerc hits out at accusations of racism over refusal to kneel

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc has hit out at suggestions he is racist or doesn't care about the drive for equality because he has refused to take a knee before races this season. Leclerc is one of a handful of drivers who have not knelt before races, choosing to instead stand whilst wearing an ‘End Racism' t-shirt. The 22-year-old insists he fully supports the campaign but has some misgivings about the Black Lives Matter movement because it has led to violent protests, particularly in the US. But those comments have been twisted by some to suggest he doesn't support the movement or is racist himself, which Leclerc has angrily hit out at as completely false....
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