The USA is still seeing people marching the streets protesting over the alleged homicide of George Floyd. Citizens of the country want to see an end to police brutality and racism. The NBA has been doing its part in lending a helping hand to the Black Lives Matter movement. Moreover, LeBron James is doing all he can to eliminate prejudice and restore equality in the society.
The 35-year-old is showing no signs of slowing down. Last week, LeBron made headlines when it was informed that the three-time champion had no issues competing when the season resumes in Orlando. Contrary to his statement, there are several NBA players who believe the league will just form a distraction and make people forget all the efforts taken to get this far with the protests.
LeBron James wants people to be aware of the terrors faced by the African-American community
People of color have faced so many life-threatening issues in the country for so many years. LeBron James wants them to learn the horrific past that their ancestors have gone through. On Monday, Matthew Dowd, a popular political analyst, reminded twitter users of a terrible moment from the past.
“On this day, exactly 100 years ago in 1920, three African Americans are lynched in Duluth, Minnesota, by a white mob of 5,000, Dowd wrote. Falsely accused, and left unprotected by local leaders, they even sold postcards of it. Let us push for justice and equality this day and all days.”
The image posted by Dowd was also very disturbing and it received a response from the activist inside LeBron. The Lakers star reshared the post to reach out to a larger group of following. He gave his take on how the country can actually eradicate racism if they really want to. In his caption, he wrote, “Until You Understand The History of what’s been going on to US in America, then you’ll never understand why We are in Pain til this day!
Until You Understand The History of what’s been going on to US in America, then you’ll never understand why We are in Pain til this day! https://t.co/9TuC8yOFV2
— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 15, 2020
LeBron James is not going to rest until there is a solution to all the struggles. His community people deserve equality, irrespective of the color of their skin. Bron doesn’t care if the league is restarting. For LeBron, both are priorities and he feels he can succeed in whatever he steps into, as long as it is the right thing.