Joshua, who holds the WBA, IBF and WBO belts, joined a march in his house the town of Watford, whilst three-time Wimbledon champion Becker posted on social media to turn his involvement within the large rally in London.
Becker, 52, donned a inexperienced face masks, in conjunction with a black hoodie and cap, as he mingled a few of the huge chanting crowd in Parliament Sq..
The tennis champion, whose first spouse of 7 years, Barbara Feltus, had an African-American father, has lengthy spoken out in opposition to racism.
“After all there’s racism in game, as a result of racism is a part of our society,” he informed CNN again in 2012.
Joshua speaks out
Joshua took a extra energetic phase in his native demonstration, addressing a tight-knit crowd who had accrued round him. “We stand united in opposition to the virus, and the virus I am regarding is racism,” he stated.
“We will be able to now not, from nowadays onwards, be proud, we will now not sit down again and stay silent at the mindless, illegal killings, sly racism of every other human primarily based handiest on what? Their pores and skin colour.
“We wish to discuss out in non violent demonstrations, similar to nowadays, so smartly carried out, Watford.”
Joshua, who’s being covered up for a large cash global name unification bout in opposition to fellow Briton Tyson Fury, wore a knee brace and was once on crutches on the demonstration. That was once a “precautionary measure” after he felt a twinge in coaching, in keeping with his spokesman.