Mike Daniels on the importance of Juneteenth: “We all learned in school when slavery started. But nobody mentioned when it really ended.”
Silence Is Not An Option
Athletes are people, too. Listen to their stories. Speak up for what’s right. Silence is not an option. #BlackLivesMatter.
We are truly in a fight for the essence of this country and who we’re going to be, and we’re nowhere near agreeing on that.
The funny thing about ballet is that it’s strikingly similar to being a Black woman in America.
There was no way I was gonna just sit idly by and let this moment pass.
In America, living your life should not be a matter of life and death.
I’ve found myself thinking a lot about Kobe these days.
We can’t just stick to football. Not as a team. Not as an organization. And we shouldn’t as a country.
They’re out there putting in the work. Leading the way. Making things happen.
Without justice for all, none of us are free.
We need VOICES. And we need more Black players on the field. What are we waiting for?
That fear and understanding that this is what goes on, that’s something you can’t teach somebody.
A press release or statement from the team didn’t feel right. I needed to speak from the heart.