The six-time world champion said events in the wake of George Floyd's death had brought back painful memories of his own childhood
By Ben Rumsby
Lewis Hamilton has revealed he was beaten up for being black in another anguished social-media post in the wake of the alleged murder of George Floyd.
Hamilton also disclosed he had taken up karate in order to defend himself against racist bullying from which “the negative psychological effects cannot be measured”.
Britain’s six-time defending Formula One world champion has posted several searing messages on Instagram in the past week in relation to the alleged murder of Floyd – an unarmed black man who died in the United States after a white policeman knelt on his neck – and the wa...