Carmelo Anthony against injustice and systematic racism
At this moment, never evade, the tenth NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony, as the guest editor of the latest issue, calls for social injustice and systematic racism SLAM Magazine edition.
Anthony and his son Kiyan are SLAM Wearing a matching black hoodie, Trevon Martin He was killed in 2012, which inspired the “Black Life Problems” movement.
Anthony said in the editor’s letter: “Enough is enough.”
I can’t breathe! I still can’t breathe! My arm is up! What i did can you tell me what i did
Can you remove your knee from our neck? Is it because I am black? Will this scare you? Am I scaring? What is it? What is it?
Did you know: Sufficient is sufficient.
In addition to Anthony, well-known legends and activists such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Oscar Robertson, Spencer Haywood and Xie Xie Sheryl Swoopes has contributed to this issue.
For Anthony and others, this is not just a moment, but an action.
“I want you to know that I don’t just speak for myself. I speak for all of us. We must continue to work hard. We will continue to make progress. We are trying hard. We cannot stop now. Don’t lose focus. Don’t forget why we To participate in this fight.” Anthony wrote.
Several players hesitated to participate in the NBA rematch in Orlando because of fears that it would attract attention to racism and social justice.
However, the alliance achieved committed to solve these problems.
Four days before the start of the game, players are allowed to wear other jerseys with messages such as “life is important in black”, “give power to the people”, “speak their names” and “I can’t breathe”.
“Free Hong Kong” is not on the list.
This post is written by Bonny Johnson