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Political Activism of Athletes

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Political Activism of Athletes

Chibueze Nnodim, News Editor

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American sports teams have been using peaceful signs of protest all throughout 2017 to fight racial injustices. Recently a band of NFL players and teams took a knee for the national anthem, some due to the overall climate of America and others because of specific instances that have occurred in America which they are not fond of. In the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers, star player, Lebron James, made his statement by speaking out about Donald Trump, stating that he was a “so-called president.”

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