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Pride in London to allow Metropolitan Police Service to march


The Pride in London board has rejected calls to ban the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) from marching in the annual parade.

According to The Guardian, the Pride board had been considering banning the MPS from marching since the surge in Black Lives Matter protests last year, which saw international criticism of police brutality against minority communities.

After black LGBTQ+ activist Jason Okundaye launched a Twitter campaign regarding institutional racism in the MPS, Pride in London reportedly received hundreds of letters demanding the exclusion of its LGBTQ+ Network group from the parade.

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