The Charlotte Hornets, Georgetown men’s basketball, plus Notre Dame and Cal Berekley’s women’s basketball teams have joined the movement to support Eric Garner’s family and to repeat the message that #BlackLivesMatter.
— NOTRE DAME WBB (@ndwbb) December 13, 2014
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) December 14, 2014
— Bipartisan Report (@Bipartisanism) December 14, 2014
The Cal women’s hoops team does “hands up, don’t shoot” during national anthem before game with Long Beach State pic.twitter.com/k0foj07YAL
— Mike Guardabascio (@Guardabascio) December 14, 2014
— Janie McCauley (@JanieMcCAP) December 14, 2014
“As student-athletes at Cal, our young women have a voice and a platform, and they chose to use it today.” pic.twitter.com/2Xy8Vt6tug
— Cal Basketball (@CalWBBall) December 14, 2014
I know there is the belief amongst some that this movement is anti-law enforcement. It’s not about that. It’s about the value of black lives, and the treatment SOME members of law enforcement are giving to those that don’t look like them.