News Activists Blackmailing LeBron James

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  1. goldtopper

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    This is a new low, even for these bottom dwellers.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...ter-tamir-rice-grand-jury-decision/?tid=sm_fb


    Using the hashtag #NoJusticeNoLebron, activists, led by writer Tariq Touré, have unleashed a Twitter campaign asking the NBA superstar to put his season on hold until the Department of Justice — which is investigating the fatal November 2014 shooting — “imprisons the murderers of Tamir Rice.”


    [​IMG]TariqTouré@TariqToure
    It's more than a game and you know it.
    @KingJames #NoJusticeNoLebron for #TamirRice
    8:20 PM - 28 Dec 2015

    Some supporters of the campaign cited the successful ouster of former University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe — aided by striking university football players — as an example of the inherent power of athletes to influence change. Others posted videos of iconic boxer Muhammad Ali and his refusal to be drafted into the Army.
    “Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go 10,000 miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights?” Ali famously asked.
    “I ain’t got no quarrel with them Viet Cong,” he added.
     
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    I got my own problems.
     
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    I am sure LeBron will jeopardise his $100 million a year
     
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    LeBron does tend to get wrapped up in this kind of shit. Remember when he wore a hoodie on the court during the Trayvon Martin nonsense?
     
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    And didn't he do something about trying to get Donald Sterling thrown out?
     
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    Do you think he realizes that most of his fans are white kids?
     
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    they say ali had an iq of 78
    maybe LeBron isn't a fucking retard who'll walk away from millions for this stupid shit?
     
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    Plus he sells the most shoes out of all active NBA players
     
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    I don't think he would give up his money. even if believes in the cause. He's basically a Limousine liberal at this point.
     
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    So their plan is for a pro jock to boycott his season and this will effect what?
     
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    I loved him in Trainwreck.
     
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    Hoping he caves and ruins his season
     
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    Hard to believe that this crap is still going on. In a sane world, the Major of Cleveland would use this as a teachable moment to let young Blacks know that they should listen to the police, and not threaten them.

    It really is so simple.
     
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    Thanks obama.
     
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    Where was the blackmail part?
     
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    I don't. He's on my fantasy team in a money league
     
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    Exactly, instead of teaching the kids that it's not polite to point a realistic gun at people, he chose to toss the cops under the bus.
     
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