The Los Angeles Times published a power op-ed written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar regarding the death of George Floyd, Sunday.
Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar penned a powerful op-ed, published in the Los Angeles Times, Sunday, regarding the death of George Floyd and the protests being held across the country.
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“African Americans have been living in a burning building for many years, choking on the smoke as the flames burn closer and closer,” he wrote. “Racism in America is like dust in the air. It seems invisible — even if you’re choking on it — until you let the sun in. Then you see it’s everywhere.”
The Hall of Famer defended the protesters and spoke about the systemic racism inherent in all levels of our society.
Check out Abdul-Jabbar’s full piece here.