Keke Palmer pleads with U.S. National Guardsmen to 'march with us' during protest

Keke Palmer is being praised all over the internet

for the way she peacefully and diplomatically

addressed members of the U.S. National Guard

during a protest in Hollywood.

In a viral video of the encounter,

the actress can be seen urging

them to march alongside protestors

and show their support.

“We have a president that’s trying

to incite a race war. And the borders

are closed! We can’t leave. You have

people in here that need your help”.

After some of the U.S. National Guard

members told Keke that they agreed

with what she was saying, she urged

them to march with the protestors.

“March beside us and show us that you’re

here for us. Make history with us, please”.

When one of the guardsmen explains

that he can’t leave his post because he needs

to protect the businesses in his area, he offers

to march down the street as far as he can.

In response to this, one of the protestors asks

the U.S. National Guardsmen to kneel — and to

the delight of many of the protestors, they do.

“I don’t know, that ain’t enough for me,”

Keke says as several of the U.S. National Guard

members kneel. “That ain’t enough for me”.

Keke’s passionate plea has received

strong social media support.

“The young woman showed the power

of speech and non-violent activism,” another

user added. “We need more dialog”.

“She is trying to talk, not berate or yell ... In the

end, she makes a difference because she reached

their minds and hearts,” a third person added

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