The NBA is boycotting playoff games, standing with the demands for racial justice, after another unarmed Black man was brutalized by police in America. Jacob Blake was shot in his back multiple times by police. When will Black people receive equal treatment? Breonna Taylor was killed by police after police stormed her home. George Floyd was murdered by police with a police officer’s knee on his neck. Which one of us is next? Trump and his enablers are wrong. This is not law and order, this is catch and kill. It’s as though Black people are being hunted for sport. We all feel the agony, pain, and exhaustion Doc Rivers expressed. As a Black mom, I’m running out of “instructions” to provide my son, to keep him safe in America.
“It’s just amazing to me, why we keep loving this country, and this country does not love us back.” Doc Rivers