In the last text Floyd sent to Wayne (pictured), he told the rapper to get political in his lyrics and referenced civil rights leaders Malcolm X and Martin Luther King. Despite Floyd's anger at what he saw as the unfair treatment of black people by society, Wayne said his 'big bro' was the most peaceful man he knew … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: George Floyd’s last message to rapper friend was to be a voice for the black community like NFL baller Colin Kaepernick – in haunting foreshadowing of his deadly arrest where white cop kneeled on his neck
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The disturbing footage shows Floyd pleading with police and saying "I can't breathe" to the cop who was kneeling on his neck. … [Read more...] about Who is Colin Kaepernick and why is he not in the NFL anymore?
Many athletes have spoken up in support of Nike’s campaign. James, arguably the most famous athlete in America, said: "I stand with Nike, all day, every day." The president and James have clashed in the past. In September 2017, James called Trump a “bum” for rescinding his invitation to the Golden State Warriors to celebrate their NBA title with a visit to the White House. Last month Trump attacked James on Twitter after the Los Angeles Lakers star was interviewed by CNN’s Don Lemon. Trump wrote that Lemon “made Lebron [sic] look smart, which isn’t easy to do”, after the two discussed Trump’s history of attacks on African American athletes. … [Read more...] about LeBron James backs Nike’s Kaepernick advert as Donald Trump renews NFL attack
'Why?!!!!!!! My heart hurts every time I read the news! When will this stop?? Please help our country regain its humanity! We are all humans who deserve to be protected. Not killed. Please don’t write any stupid comments. If you are not outraged by this, then unfollow me. #DontLookAway,' wrote Eva Longoria. … [Read more...] about Star Wars’ John Boyega furiously tells any fans of his who are racist to ‘f**k off’ as he defends ‘I f**king hate racists’ tweet following the tragic death of George Floyd
“I lead a group of young men who have the potential to make a real impact in this world. My message to them and anyone else who wants to listen is that honesty, transparency and empathy go a long way in bringing people together and making change. I hope that the tragedies of the last few weeks will open our hearts and minds to a better way of communicating and hopefully create that change.” … [Read more...] about ‘Am I next?’: Coco Gauff, Stephen Jackson join outcry over George Floyd killing