NBA and Players’ Union, source in Orlando’s courts to paint ‘Black Lives Matter’

NBA and Players' Union, source in Orlando's courts to paint 'Black Lives Matter'
Niki J. Layton
Written by Niki J. Layton

News First reported by ESPN And comes Athletes in all sports are called for justice In the deaths of police black men. Both the League and the Players’ Association have previously announced the goal of collective action to combat systemic racism and promote social justice.
Many former and current NBA players have issued similar statements, posted social media posts, or written about subsequent protests Death of George Floyd In police custody.
LeBron James Officer Floyd kneeling on a picture on Instagram, with Colin Kaepernick on the other side with the words “It … … why” and “Do you understand now !! ??” ! ?? Or is this still unclear to you ?? # Stay Wok. “
Michael Jordan In a statement after Floyd’s death he wrote that he was “very sad, really sad and just plain angry.”
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Protesters defended the powerful Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times earlier this month.

“African Americans have been living in a fiery building for many years. The fires are getting close and the smoke is burning. In America, racism is like dust in the air.

The 2019-2020 NBA season begins July 30 at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The season was discontinued on March 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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About the author

Niki J. Layton

Niki J. Layton

Niki J. Layton is a journalist who writes on politics, environment and human rights in South Asia.

For 15 years, she has written for several publications and websites including TIME, Harper's, Al Jazeera, The Caravan, The Hindu,, Outlook, The Wire, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Economic Times, Tehelka, and news channel CNN-IBN. She is an India correspondent for The Straits Times, Singapore.

Some of the awards she has received are the Red Cross Award for reporting on conflict, Mumbai press award for environmental reporting, and ILO award for writing on labour. Niki has a Masters in political journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York

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