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Zendaya encourages people to speak out against injustice

IANS | Los Angeles |

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” actress Zendaya says it is important for people to raise their voice against all the “injustice happening” around the world.

Zendaya won the Choice Summer Movie Actress honour at the Teen Choice 2017 award for her performance in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, and she used the opportunity to speak out against the “injustice and hatred” happening in the country, reports

“Spider-Man is about a young person. Right now I want to talk to all of the young people in the audience,” Zendaya said.

She said it is important to address “all of the injustice and the hatred that is happening not only in the world, but our country”.

“I need you to be educated I need you to listen. I need you to pay attention. I need you to go ahead and understand that you have a voice, and it is ok to use it when you see something bad happen,” she added.

The actress told the audience that they shouldn’t let people tell them what they should feel.

“You are the future leaders of the world. You are the future presidents, the future senators. You guys are the ones that are going to make this world better. You are the future. So take that very, very seriously, all right?”