LeBron James, Naomi Osaka, Michael Jordan – countless sports celebrities have taken a stand against racism and discrimination following the violent death of George Floyd. Sports brands like Adidas, Patagonia or Arc’teryx also joined in.

The death of African-American George Floyd in a violent arrest has sparked a wave of protest in the USA against racism and police violence. The world of sport is also taking a stand.

From Michael Jordan to Mikaela Shiffrin – Sports Stars Against Racism

In the social media, sports celebrities from all over the world posted statements against racism and discrimination:

In his active career, NBA superstar Michael Jordan was not known to talk about political or social issues. This makes his current statement all the more important.