Stars urge Black Britons to get COVID-19 vaccine

Celebrities urge Black Britons to get vaccinated

"While other communities are rushing to get the vaccine and millions have already been vaccinated, some Black people in our community are being more cautious."

Some of Britain’s best-known Black celebrities

are starring in a short film to push the vaccination drive

Source: Office for National Statistics

85% of white Britons said they were likely to get the shot

compared to 49% of Black adults

Other actors like Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton

have also signed an open letter to encourage the Black community