Black NBA Stars speak out at Espy Awards

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Last night was the Espy Awards.  The Espys are an award show by ESPN.  They give out awards to the best athletes in baseball,basketball,football,tennis among other sports.  Well with all the police brutality,cop shootings,protests and racial unrest as of late….athletes chose to speak out.  At the beginning of the show Carmelo Anthony,Chris Paul,Dwayne Wade and Lebron James spoke out about political activism.  They brought up how atletes can be a voice to heal racial injustice.  Wade said that seeing no value in black life has to stop.  He also said that racial profiling and “shoot to kill” mentality has to stop.  They also went on to mention athletes like Jim Brown,Muhammad Ali,Arthur Ashe,Jackie Robinson who stood for something.  And that they we going to follow in their footsteps.  It must also be said that all four of these men are real friends off the court.  I wonder if they came up with…

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5 thoughts on “Black NBA Stars speak out at Espy Awards

  1. Kushite Prince July 14, 2016 / 4:58 PM

    Thanks again for the reblog. This would be a good topic for your radio show. When is the next show anyway?

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    • iamsunnyd July 14, 2016 / 5:01 PM

      This week I can’t do it. My grandma just passed. So next Thursday should be the next show

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      • Kushite Prince July 14, 2016 / 5:07 PM

        What??! That’s horrible. I’m sorry to hear that sweetie. Mine passed last year,it was really hard. I had to take a week off of work. Just be strong and your family will get you through it. I will definitely pray for you.

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      • iamsunnyd July 15, 2016 / 9:13 AM

        Thanks, yes that is a hard thing to process. Sorry for your loss as well.

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