Most sports leagues pause with second day of protests, some more unified than others
The Washington Post
August 27, 2020

In light of recent events, The Washington Post reports about the NBA and other sports companies’ role in the BLM. Harry Edwards, a sociologist, and creator of Olympic Project for Human Rights states: “I just told a group of NBA players that. You’re not involved in a boycott against basketball. You’re involved in utilizing and leveraging the spotlight, the platform you have to make it crystal clear, not just to make a statement of protest but to send a message demanding change concerning these shootings. And what you’re essentially screaming is, ‘Stop killing us.’ ”

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