Ferd Lewis: Athletes leaving pedestals for soap boxes can have its merits
By Ferd Lewis firstname.lastname@example.org
June 5, 2020
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In 2014, Los Angeles Lakers’ Carlos Boozer wore a T-shirt reading “I Can’t Breathe” before team introductions for an NBA basketball game. Eric Garner uttered those words six years ago, locked in a police chokehold. Last week, George Floyd uttered the exact same words, while handcuffed and pinned at the neck under the knee of a white police officer.