Celebrities step up and speak out

This article reports Michael Jordan’s decision to donate $1 million to both the NAACP and the IACP. This article reflects on a gathering of kids, police, and current professional basketball stars (men and women) in Los Angeles, where the athletes are preparing for the Rio Olympics. One of the stars, Tamika Catchings, noted “Being an athlete you have a choice: You can either stay in the bubble that we’re in or you can get more engaged.”

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One Response to “Celebrities step up and speak out”

  1. Mark W. Seifert Says:

    It would be helpful to see more athletes..especially those that are solid role models…follow Mr. Jordans lead. This was suggested to all in attendance at the recent Espy awards but it is the first true evidence that I’ve seen of an individual making a difference like this. Who will follow his lead?

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