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Racial Slur Painted on Home of LeBron James

By MCNS Staff

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A racist slur was spray-painted on the front gate of LeBron James’ Los Angeles home. LA police received a call about this act last Wednesday morning and the incident is being investigated as a hate crime.

In a press conference, James spoke about the racist incident when he told reporters that it is “tough” to be Black in the US.

“No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, being black in America is tough,” he said.

“We got a long way to go for us as a society

NBA Stars Open ESPYs with a Call to Action Against Racism, Police Brutality and Violence

By MCNS Staff

Four of the NBA’s biggest talents have called for an end to racism and a change in policing.

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwayne Wade and LeBron James kicked off the 2016 ESPYs at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 13 on stage together with a sober stand against racism and police brutality and a call to social action for other athletes.

Their message was a response to increasingly high profile killings of Blacks by police officers, most recently the shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.

Chris Paul, point guard for the Los