The broadcaster’s inner regulator mentioned the primary subject for many who contacted the BBC was “sad the New Yr fireworks show referenced ‘Black Lives Matter’.”
Throughout the broadcast, viewers watched as drones have been used to create the clenched-fist image within the sky.
The image turned linked with the Black Lives Matter motion amid the worldwide protests which adopted the demise of Minnesota man George Floyd in police custody in Could.
The London fireworks show additionally included tributes to the NHS and notable figures from the 12 months of Covid-19.
Daybreak French’s Reverend Geraldine Granger took the knee and delivered a sermon concerning the anti-racism motion in a lockdown particular of the favored comedy.