Ken Harrelson said James should keep his "nose out of politics and just play."
Ken "Hawk" Harrelson, a longtime Chicago White Sox broadcaster in his final season in the booth, attempted to slam NBA superstar LeBron James, and other athletes, who voice their opinion on politics.
White man running against Ted Cruz nails it. You need to send this video to everyone you know.
"I just wanted to do my part in providing opportunities for our future leaders," Hart said.
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP), and the United Negro College Fund have partnered to provide scholarships for 18 students to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Trump Tries to Belittle LeBron James with Hateful Tweet, Social Media Users Defend the NBA Star and Philanthropist
"What responsible and right-thinking adult can point to Donald Trump as a role model for our youth?" Former CIA Director John O. Brennan said, in a tweet.
The president of the United States has again taken to Twitter to try and demean anyone who disagrees with his policies and practices. This time, his target was NBA superstar LeBron James, who recently addressed Trump's influence on sports.
The sports star candidly shared his thoughts on Trump's tactics and what it means to be Black in America.
After celebrating the opening of his STEM-based I Promise School for at-risk youth, LeBron James took direct shots at President Trump's leadership while speaking with CNN's Don Lemon.
The athlete aims to provide for Ohio, where Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education seem to fail.
LeBron James refuses to allow society to box him into being solely an athlete. Knowing first-hand what it means to overcome adversity at an early age, the L.A. Lakers' newest star has found the ultimate way to give back to his hometown by opening the "I Promise School."
If we were to break this down from the perspective of team ability, it's fair to say that James and his partnership with Akron Public Schools are currently starters, while Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education are second string.
Bill Shine, fired Fox News co-president of misogyny, upstaged by his ignoramus spouse.
Darla Shine's racist beliefs filled her Twitter page, which she deleted as soon as the White House announced that her husband, Bill Shine, was officially joining the Trump administration as assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for communications.
Shine's racist statements dating back to 2015 included questioning why white people would be labeled racist for using the N-word and mocking African nations and Black hair.
On Friday, Mediate published a report with screenshots obtained from her Twitter account, @darlashine, before it was deleted.
In January, in defense of President Donald Trump's sh**hole comment about African nations, she tweeted a racist meme making fun of the progress of African nations when compared to Europe:
She mocked the hairstyles of Black women:
"If white chicks can't perm their hair – Black chicks can't go blonde."
She bashed NBA players LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony, who spoke out about police-related shootings during the ESPY awards in 2016.
"Comical to see these over paid Black sports stars give Black Lives Matter speech at ESPYs."
She constantly voiced her opinion against the Black Lives Matter movement:
"Imagine the protests if three white teens murdered a Black woman #AmandaBlackburn Only Black Lives Matter I guess," said a tweet about the fatal 2015 shooting of Amanda Blackburn in Indianapolis.
"The new stand-in President at #mizzou is Black. Will every white College President have to be replaced," she said a 2015 tweet.
Shine had a problem with Black people being able to say the N-word while she and other white people can't.
"Funny how critics calling to ban Gone With the Wind, Jefferson Memorial, but no talk of banning the N-word or Rap songs with N-word in it."
"Just singing to one of my jams 'Golddigger' by Kanye West when I realized If I sing along to the verse 'Broke Ni**er' I might be a racist," tweeted Shine in July 2015 (West's song does not include a hard R version of the slur).
"At FSU u can punch a girl in the face & only get kicked off football team but sing a song with the N word in it & you're expelled at Oklahoma," said a 2015 tweet.
"Rebel Flag off State Buildings in SC but cop killer rap songs, songs about rape, and songs with N word continue to play on the radio."
Shine linked Black children with an anti-vaccination conspiracy theory:
"1 out of 10 Black boys has autism," said a February 2016 tweet.
In addition to Shine consistently bashing Black people over the years, she has made some disparaging posts about Muslims. She said the following in regard to ABC firing Roseanne Barr over her racist tweet directed at Valerie Jarrett:
"Wondering what it was that set off the #ABC execs the #Ape comment or really the #MuslimBrotherhood comment," she said a tweet in May.
Prior to working at the White House, Shine's husband was a Fox News co-president who resigned from the network in May 2017 following Bill O'Reilly and Roger Ailes sexual harassment allegations. Apparently, at the same time Bill Shine was at a network where "institutional racism blunts efforts to attract a more multicultural audience," Darla Shine, a former television producer and author of a book called "Happy Housewives," was spreading the same type of racism on social media.
In regard to Darla Shine's social media history, the White House has not responded to requests from media for comment.
LeBron James, Once Told to 'Shut Up and Dribble,' Is a Black Athlete Who Stays Woke While Managing His Success
James, in the spotlight for his latest move to the Los Angeles Lakers, doesn't shy away from addressing racial issues in the U.S.
LeBron James trended on social media on Sunday for signing a four-year, $153.3 million contract with the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second time. Since his six-year contract with the Miami Heat in 2010, it's the longest deal he's signed, according to ESPN.
Employees received a memo that the company has failed to achieve change.
Nike Inc.'s HR Chief Monique Matheson informed employees on Wednesday that the company has failed in both promoting and hiring women and minorities to senior-level positions.
But this is not surprising as Nike's executive leadership team is predominantly white and male. Mark Parker, the company's chairman, president and CEO since 2006, apparently has not made diversity a priority.
Bryant addressed Laura Ingraham's comments against LeBron James.
Former NBA Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, along with animator Glen Keane, won the Oscar on Sunday night for best animated short film for "Dear Basketball."
NBA and Kaiser Permanente to donate $10,000 to the LeBron James Family Foundation.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James received the December NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente (No. 2 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) in recognition of his continuing work to create positive, long-lasting change in his hometown of Akron and throughout Northeast Ohio, the NBA announced on Jan. 31. The award recognizes an NBA player each month who best reflects the passion that the league and its players share for giving back to their communities.
Other celebrities are also criticizing the retailer, including LeBron James, who said, "We as African Americans will always have to break barriers."
The fallout from H&M's racist advertisement on the global company's U.K. website featuring a Black boy wearing a green hoodie with the phrase "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" continues with Grammy Award-winning artist The Weeknd tweeting to his more than 8 million followers that he will no longer work with the brand.