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jueves, 1 de junio de 2017

LeBron James powerfully confronts racism after hate crime: 'Being black in America is tough'

LeBron James powerfully confronts racism after hate crime: 'Being black in America is tough'
- The night before LeBron James’ seventh straight NBA Finals appearance, the most important part of his press conference wasn’t about his quest for a fourth NBA championship or his thoughts on what Kevin Durant adds to the Golden State Warriors.
It was about Emmett Till.
On Wednesday morning, someone spray painted the n-word onto the front gate of James’ Los Angeles home. Police are investigating it as a hate crime.
James, who has been a vocal advocate for the black community throughout his career, did not shy away from addressing the incident when a reporter asked him about it.