Fmr. NBA Player Calls On 'NBA CEOs' To Commit Their Resources To Press For Social Change
Etan Thomas, retired NBA player, speaks to why this moment of activism in sports is different and how those in charge can pressure their cities to enact change. Aired on 08/27/2020.
Renee Montgomery, member of the Lebron James-led "More than a Vote" campaign, speaks to the campaign's effort to fight voter suppression and social injustice. Aired on 10/12/2020 Stephen A. Smith joins Rachel Nichols, Matt Barnes and Richard Jefferson to discuss the NBA postponing playoff games in the wake of protests of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
✔️ Former NBA player and author Etan Thomas joins Hallie Jackson to discuss the ongoing strikes and boycotts occurring in professional sports leagues around the country. Thomas champions their actions as a "huge moment" and encourages athletes to use their power to leverage change in the communities where they play. Aired on 08/28/2020. Rachel Nichols, Richard Jefferson and Paul Pierce discuss how the NBA impacts athlete activism in the sports world following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.