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I cannot remember who was interviewing her at the time, it was some years ago, but the singer said the many killings of unarmed black boys was what moved her to leave the country, even though she was a wealthy woman who could afford to live in some of the best, and supposedly safest, neighborhoods in the country.
At the time, Chaka spoke of her own son(s) being targeted in the same was as Trayvon was, saying she knew no matter where she lived in the U.S. they would never truly be safe.
So why the U.K? The police there do not carry guns, at least they didn’t when Chaka gave her interview.