Back in June, #KevinDurant
led the Golden State Warriors to their second NBA title in the last three years, dispatching LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games and being named MVP of the finals.
Traditionally, championship teams from all levels of organized sports — from Super Bowl winners to Little League World Series champions — are invited to the White House to meet the president, an honor that stretches back to the 1800s. But with Donald Trump currently occupying the Oval Office, athletes—particularly athletes of color who worry, correctly, the president has cozied up to white supremacists—are balking at the notion of a photo op with the current president.
“I don’t respect who’s in office right now,” Durant told ESPN on Thursday. “I don’t agree with what he agrees with, so my voice is going to be heard by not doing that.” -- Read more at WeLearnDifferent.com (Link in bio) #WeLearnDifferent