Some athletes spoke out against racism in their social networks after the death of George Floyd.
Mexico city, June 1 (RT).- Sports figures also they are showing their outrage for the murder of the african-american George Floyd, which is leading to massive protests in the united States.
So, the star of The los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James, shared in his account of Instagram a short message: “If you are not with us, we are not with you.”
The same text was published by his teammates Anthony Davis, Alex Caruso, Kile Kuzma, Danny Green and Dwight Howard, who in this way supported the message of James.
Previously, other stars of the sport race black spoke out against racism in their social networks. Serena Williams, a 23-fold winner of tournaments of the Grand Slam, posted a video and wrote that “you still can’t find the words to express how sad you feel.”
The british Lewis Hamilton, 6 times world champion of Formula 1, shared the same video with the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter.
THE MURDER OF GEORGE FLOYD
George Floyd died at a hospital in Minneapolis, after that the police officer Derek Chauvin will put the knee in the neck more than 8 minutes when he was arrested on the 25th of may. The agent was arrested may 29 and has been charged with murder and involuntary manslaughter in the third degree. The death of Floyd caused massive protests in several U.S. cities, some of which ended up in riots and looting.