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Racism and Inequality: NBA boycott playoff games! Latest Update

NBA walkout sparks historic sport boycott in US;
NBA walkout sparks historic sport boycott in US;

Told to “Move to China ” for speaking out

NBA boycott playoff games: NBA has come forward to protest against the shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday, and have decided to not participate in the playoff game. As a result, top players like LeBron James are being told to “move to China” for speaking out.

Players from the Lakers, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, and the Portland Trail Blazers have joined the Milwaukee Bucks in boycotting upcoming games. They are asking for action against the team owners’ social-justice reform against systemic racism and police brutality.

NBA boycott playoff games: Jacob Blake shot seven times.

Jacob Blake was shot seven times in front of his children by the police officers in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Although he has survived, he is paralyzed from his waist down and won’t be able to walk again.

Tweet from LeBron James

Earlier this week, he had spoken at the press conference. He said:

“If you’re sitting here telling me that there was no way to subdue that gentleman or detain him before the firing of guns, then you’re sitting here, and you’re lying to not only me, but you’re lying to every African American, every Black person in the community because we see it over and over and over.”Β 

NBA boycott playoff games
NBA has come forward to protest against the shooting ofΒ Jacob Blake on Sunday, not participating in the playoff game

Blake’s voicing up had made many people call out the athletes of NDA to move to China and that people were fed up with them.

Author Juanita Broaddrick had responded to James tweet in the most inappropriate way.

Black lives Matter

After the incident of the shooting spread nationwide, the civil rights leaders have prepared to host tens of thousands of people in a March on Washington on Friday; the protests will reflect something much more β€” the remarkable way that the Black Lives Matter.

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Activists are frustrated over the fact that the police continue to use unnecessary force against black people. The social injustice they are facing is racism and needs to be dealt with. The implications of the law are not being done properly.

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Sameeksha Rawat