Some athletes aren’t willing to speak out on social issues. While Michael Jordan famously avoided those topics during his playing days, today’s athletes have no problem sharing their opinions on the injustices that are happening to young black men in America.
The Washington Redskins defensive backfield showed support for murdered Missouri teen Mike Brown during Monday Night Football. Walking out on to the field with their arms raised, signaling the “Hands up” motion that has come to represent the protestors who are demanding answers from the Ferguson police department.
After the Lakers loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, cameras focused in on Kobe Bryant giving someone a death stare. Most assumed, myself included that Kobe Bryant was giving that “look” to head coach Mike Brown. Kobe has since come out and said “people are bored” and he’s “too old” for this stuff, […]