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Black Lives Matter: Education minister says he would take the knee, after Dominic Raab ruled it out

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News video: Dominic Raab would not 'take a knee' in support of Black Lives Matter movement

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Asked if he would take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said: "I take the knee for two people: the Queen and the missus when I asked her to marry me."

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