What we have to collectively figure out moving forward is what WE can do to create REAL change. What can WE do to prevent history from repeating itself OVER and OVER again. Do not forget what real issues we have. Our system is broken. Do Not Be Silent. Educate yourself and VOTE.
“My voice as an African American voice, probably the biggest African American voice in our organization as a head coach, if I have the fear, who else has it? And there are a lot of people who have it, which we understand, so it has to happen."
“I just feel there’s a lot of people that need to hear that black men, black people are living in fear."
Spoke with Lloyd Pierce about George Floyd's death, and the Hawks' upcoming workshop/conversation on race:
We partnered with @KennethNugent to make sure kids keep playing the game we love, no matter the circumstances. We sent 500 basketball kits to @BGCA_Clubs across Georgia to equip them with everything they need to perfect their game.
Throughout the season, we partnered with @GradyHealth to honor our Hometown Heroes.
Now, we want to say thank you to all of our medical and essential workers for keeping us healthy and safe. You are our heroes, today and every day.
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