"We tend to gravitate towards what’s new and flashy and shiny as opposed to valuing what’s tried and true. Valuing the members who have accomplished a great deal, our wise members of society.” - Kerry Washington
"When you take your case to [Uncle Sam], you’re taking it to the criminal who’s responsible; it’s like running from the wolf to the fox. They’re all in cahoots together. They all work political chicanery and make you look like a chump before the eyes of the world." - Malcolm X
Jacob Blake spoke from his hospital bed, urging people to value their lives while delivering a message of hope.
The shooting of Jacob Blake is invoking feelings from Black athletes because many of them know that Blake could have been them or someone they know.