"I didn’t go with a name on the back of my jersey,” James said on Saturday. “It was no disrespect to the list that was handed down to all the players. I commend anyone that decides something on the back of our jersey. Just something that didn’t seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal.” … [Read more...] about LeBron James, Anthony Davis won’t wear social justice message on jerseys
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“Aspects of its origin, whether previously widely known or unknown, have created a rift in how the song is understood and celebrated, and that must be fixed,” he said. “It is my belief that we can effectively reclaim and redefine what this song stands for by first owning and acknowledging its history in a way that is open and transparent.” … [Read more...] about Texas Keeps ‘The Eyes of Texas’ Despite Athlete Demands
That corporate statements on social justice often stand at odds with their track records barely needs stating (check out their federal income taxes). But the moral gymnastics some perform can be astounding, as Judd Legum illustrated in his newsletter, Popular Information, on Tuesday. CitiGroup, for example, which tweeted a statement in support of Black Lives Matter, donated $242,000 to members of Congress with an “F” rating from the NAACP in the 2020 election cycle alone. Google, which also issued statements on the protests, has donated $351,000 to “F”-rated politicians this year. Is it worse that companies like Hobby Lobby, Walmart, and Volkswagen said nothing? It’s definitely on brand. … [Read more...] about These Companies Have the Most Hypocritical Black Lives Matter Messaging
John is Black, and Lanchin believes institutionalized racism has affected his case. Rather than being treated as a child facing solitary confinement, Lanchin believes the courts have treated him as an adult who may pose a threat to society. "They're not seen as children. They're not seen as young people," she explains. CNN asked the Ministry of Justice when the recommendations outlined in the Lammy Review to address racism in the criminal justice system would be implemented but did not receive a response to this question. … [Read more...] about 16 years old and stuck in solitary confinement 23 hours a day because of coronavirus