Why it’s time for NBA players to get off their knees

[From The Undefeated]

Last year this time, I criticized Jay-Z for prostituting himself to the NFL by declaring that “we’re past kneeling.”

Loeffler has publicly disparaged the Black Lives Matter movement and wrote to WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert to put a stop to the league’s Black Lives Matter initiative, which, Loeffler said, was divisive.

Whether it’s Maya Moore leaving basketball to free a man who was wrongly convicted or players demonstrating against police brutality or kneeling in support of Kaepernick, the WNBA has often been more aggressive about activism than their richer, more glamorous NBA colleagues.


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