Tag: Lebron James

Michael Jordan: 'I can no longer stay silent'

In light of the recent shootings of Black men by police and the killings of police officers, many prominent Black celebrities have used their influence to call for change. On Monday, Charlotte Hornets owner and former NBA superstar Michael Jordan joined the ranks and called for an end to the…

School District Employee Calls Tamir Rice's Mom 'Stupid B**ch'

By Sheryl Estrada Samaria Rice While Samaria Rice continues to cope with the death of her 12-year-old son Tamir, a Cleveland resource officer decided to degrade her on his Facebook page, accusing her of just being out for money. Matthew Cicero, who works for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD),…

NBA Stars Protest in 'I Can't Breathe' T-Shirts

Update (12/9/14 2:25pm ET): The NBA has announced that they will not fine the players for wearing the “I CAN’T BREATHE” shirts. On Monday, six Cleveland Cavaliers players, including LeBron James wore “I CAN’T BREATHE” T-shirts in honor of Eric Garner as hundreds of people protested outside the Barclays Center…