On Wednesday night, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwayne Wade, LeBron James gave a powerful speech in regards to black lives matter and to promote an end to gun violence during the ESPYs. Reportedly, the largest police union in the country, Fraternal Order of Police would like to work with Anthony, Paul, Wade, and James to make a change. The executive director of the Fraternal Order of Police, Jim Pasco stated, “we heard their comments and welcome them.”
“We’d like an opportunity to speak with them about how we can work with them to improve communication and interaction between police and the community. These are 4 of the top athletes in their sport and they are role models in the community.”
The NBA stars opened up the show with their heartfelt and thought provoking speech. They also encouraged other athletes and fans to take a stand and come together in order to find solutions. Watch the speech below.
Source:Black Sports Online