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America, Comfortable, and Community: Gregg Popovich Says The Country is an "Embarrassment to the World" 15 (C @balleralert OPURS.COM COM SPURS.COM SPURS.COM COM Gregg Popovich Says The Country is an β€œEmbarrassment to the World” - blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Once again, San Antonio Spurs head coach GreggPopovich is speaking out against DonaldTrump’s rude and divisive comments. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Popovich addressed Trump and the current state of the country under his ruling, as the celebrity-in-chief intertwined politics and sports in his most recent attack on NFL players who protest racial injustices during the national anthem. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œEach one of them has the right and ability to say what they’d like to say and act the way they like to act. They have our full support,” Popovich said per Melissa Rohlin. β€œI think these ppl have been enabled by an example we’ve been given, you’ve seen it in Charlottesville,” he continued, discussing the enabling of racism in America. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € "Our country is an embarrassment to the world,” he added. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € He then spoke about Trump’s decision to rescind Steph Curry’s invitation to the White House, in which Popovich thought was β€œcomical - because they weren’t going anyway.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Popovich also divulged about white privilege, and how a discussion about race is necessary to make those that are comfortable - uncomfortable. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € "Obviously, race is the elephant in the room, and we all understand that. Unless it is talked about constantly, it's not going to get better. ... 'Oh, that again. They pulled the race card again. Why do we have to talk about that?' Well, because it's uncomfortable. There has to be an uncomfortable element in the discourse for anything to change, whether it's the LGBT community or women's suffrage, race, it doesn't matter. People have to be made to feel uncomfortable, and especially white people, because we're comfortable. We still have no clue of what being born white means. And if you read some of......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
America, Comfortable, and Community: Gregg Popovich Says The Country
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Gregg Popovich Says The Country is an β€œEmbarrassment to the World” - blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Once again, San Antonio Spurs head coach GreggPopovich is speaking out against DonaldTrump’s rude and divisive comments. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Popovich addressed Trump and the current state of the country under his ruling, as the celebrity-in-chief intertwined politics and sports in his most recent attack on NFL players who protest racial injustices during the national anthem. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β€œEach one of them has the right and ability to say what they’d like to say and act the way they like to act. They have our full support,” Popovich said per Melissa Rohlin. β€œI think these ppl have been enabled by an example we’ve been given, you’ve seen it in Charlottesville,” he continued, discussing the enabling of racism in America. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € "Our country is an embarrassment to the world,” he added. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € He then spoke about Trump’s decision to rescind Steph Curry’s invitation to the White House, in which Popovich thought was β€œcomical - because they weren’t going anyway.” β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Popovich also divulged about white privilege, and how a discussion about race is necessary to make those that are comfortable - uncomfortable. β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € "Obviously, race is the elephant in the room, and we all understand that. Unless it is talked about constantly, it's not going to get better. ... 'Oh, that again. They pulled the race card again. Why do we have to talk about that?' Well, because it's uncomfortable. There has to be an uncomfortable element in the discourse for anything to change, whether it's the LGBT community or women's suffrage, race, it doesn't matter. People have to be made to feel uncomfortable, and especially white people, because we're comfortable. We still have no clue of what being born white means. And if you read some of......to read the rest log on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)

Gregg Popovich Says The Country is an β€œEmbarrassment to the World” - blogged by @MsJennyb β €β €β €β €β €β €β € β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Once again, San Antonio Spurs head...