Jamil Smith

843 days ago

I'm disappointed that LeBron James feigned ignorance to a reporter when asked about the Tamir Rice grand jury decision. He's earned the expectation of speaking out with his past positive actions. But the demand from activists that he boycott NBA games in protest of the decision is both discouraging and counterproductive. Kavitha Davidson articulates that well here.

No Justice, No LeBron?

bloombergview.com

Some activists from Black Lives Matter are urging LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers to sit out games in protest of the decision not to indict the Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice. It's a push born of an understandable sense of frustration.