Activists have called on NBA superstar LeBron James to lead a “collective sit-out” until the U.S. Department of Justice intervenes and “imprisons the murderers of Tamir Rice.
James told the media he didn’t “have enough knowledge about” the situation to feel comfortable commenting about it. #BlackLivesMatter activist and New York Daily News columnist Shaun King was aghast:
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) December 30, 2015
James won’t speak out about an issue he doesn’t feel he knows enough about and that’s “ignorant”?
— Fuckin' ✞ Twisted (@Twisted_Artist) December 31, 2015
But if he were to say something off-base without knowing all the details, people would be mad at that too smh. https://t.co/3rHKF1pZXj
— Maya A. Jones (@MJay615) December 30, 2015
Fake black guy who ran fake activist groups that paid him real money is disappointed with black icon LeBron James https://t.co/dk3tMCuteB
— KBDaBear (@kbdabear) December 31, 2015