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NBA star LeBron James is quickly becoming more memorable for his far-left political outbursts and social activism than his feats on the basketball court.
James recently criticized the media and suggested Dallas Cowboys Jerry Jones who appeared in a photograph 65 years ago during desegregation in Arkansas schools. Jones was 14 years old at the time.
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“It seems like it’s just been buried,” LeBron James complained about the photograph. “We’re talking about my people and the things that we’ve been through and that Jerry Jones photo is one of those moments that our people, Black people, have been through in America.”
James was quickly silenced by Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott who responded with pure class on the issue.
Prescott, who grew up in Louisiana and played at Mississippi State, responded, “Obviously we can be more empathetic and give grace to one another, regardless of race, from the times we’ve come from to where we are now, thinking about the growth we’ve had.”
“As a guy who is completely biracial, black and white, it’s easy for me to speak on race on one side or another,” Prescott continued.
“It’s 65 years ago and how times have changed,” Prescott said. “I mean, look at the man’s resumé since then, right? As I said, I give grace.”
“I’m here for growth and giving grace and trying to make this world a better place,” he continued.
“That’s who I am at my core and what I believe in. Unfortunate things come up from the past, pictures, and they show har far we’ve come, but at the same sense, they’re a reminder of how short of a time that was ago,” added.
“That wasn’t that long ago that we were all sitting on different sides, and we weren’t together,” Prescott said.
“But as I said, I wouldn’t be here if it were still that way. So I believe in grace and change,” he added.