Jaylen Brown leads peaceful protest in Atlanta

02 Juin, 2020, 12:24 | Auteur: Adelaide Bullion
  • Jaylen Brown Drives From Boston To Atlanta To Join Protests

Floyd died whereas in police custody in Minneapolis on Monday, resulting in homicide and manslaughter costs towards officer Derek Chauvin. Those who showed up included two fellow Georgia natives at the Indiana Pacers, guard Malcolm Brogdon and rapper Lil Yachty.

"Our voices need to be heard", said Brown.

The man drove 15 hours to his home state to peacefully protest police brutality and social injustice.

"When you look at even a guy like Stephen Jackson who I think set the bar, and then all of a sudden Jaylen Brown who's a younger guy in this league say, 'Oh, if Stephen Jackson is out here, a retired player, and he's standing on the frontline, then let me do it". We are raising our families here and we are building our lives here. You know? I get emotional, but we are on the right side of history, man. I'm 23 years of ages. Fervent protests have emerged in dozens of cities across the nation this week, with some remaining peaceful and some turning violent.

Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris, and New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. were some of the players who said they chose to protest peacefully.

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Brogdon, a 27-year-old born in Atlanta, emphasised his delight in his metropolis and his sense of function being a part of the peaceable protest.

"This is a moment".

Brown said that being famous did not preclude him from joining and showing that he is feeling what others are feeling. "We have a second in time". People are going to look back, our kids are going to look back at this and say, 'You were part of that.' I've got a grandfather that marched next to [Martin Luther King Jr.] in the '60s, and he was unbelievable. He can be proud to see us all right here. We obtained to maintain pushing ahead.

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