There have been demonstrations against police brutality towards black people across America following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. A police offer, Derek Chauvin, has been charged with Floyd's murder.

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Onuoha, who was born in Nigeria before moving to Britain, says he feels distrust of the authorities in the USA, having moved to the Utah-based MLS side in 2018.

"I am always very wary of how I behave and how it could be viewed by people who have power," Onuoha, 33, told BBC Radio 5 Live.

"For me personally, overall I don't like to say it but I have a fear and distrust towards police."

US President Donald Trump has promised a crackdown on the protests across the country but Onouha says he is supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

It is emotional; it is something that is overdue to be honest. There has been a big wave of energy towards this, there has been a lot of talk about George Floyd - these issues have been around for decades.

"People have been trying to make noise. I have been trying to say things but it gets pushed away for too long. Enough is enough; what gives me strength is that it's not just black people who are protesting now.

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"The change will come but within that, there are so many nuanced things within the protest - for example, a lot of black people are scared to do what some of the white people are doing to the police.

"It's crazy to see but it is very necessary. I am not going to say to them that they shouldn't do anything because they haven't been heard for this long so let them be heard now."

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