Patrick Mahomes wants the movement again

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Patrick Mahomes wants the movement again

Posted By John Short     Jul 14    

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Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sayshe wants to "help the world" following George Floyd's death.

Floyd,an African-American man,died in police custody in Minneapolis last month, sparking protests Mike Ramsay Jersey against police brutality and racial injustice acro s the United States and beyond. A police officer was Quenton Nelson Jersey filmed kneeling on Floyd's neck during an arrest whileFloydwas crying out for help as he was handcuffed and pinned to the ground.

Mahomes, the 24-year-oldreigning Super Bowl MVP, is determined to drive change amid the anti-racism protests.

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"I can't watch the entire Jalen Bridges Jersey George Floyd video through and through," Mahomes. "I've watched it in parts but it hurts me too much to my soul to see him and feel like I can' Adrian Peterson Jersey t help.

"I wanted to sit back and listen. I didn't want to act off anger. I didn't want Shaun Nixon Jersey to act off hurt. I wanted to listen and make the best informed decision that I think I could to help the world, help the community with my platform."

on Jun 4, 2020 at 7:29pm PDT

There has been Kelvin Hopkins Jr. Jersey plenty of talk about NFL players kneeling during the national anthem when the season gets underway. Former49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to kneel during the anthem in protest against racial injustice in 2016, before he opted out Draymond Green Jersey of his contract at the end of that season. He hasn't played in the NFL since.

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Saints quarterbackDrew Brees said players who take a kneeduring the DeMarcus Walker Jersey anthem are"disrespecting the flag,"comments thatsparked fierce backlash and led to .

Said Mahomes: "It's not about who kneels and who doesn't kneel. It's about having the right to peacefully protest and to recognize that social injustices are happening and racial inequity does happen every single day.

" Matt Mitchell Jersey I just want the community to be somewhere where everybody including black people Trevon Grimes Jersey can feel like they can go into the community and be safe. Whatever way that is, whatever actions we can take to do that, it's all about doing that as quickly as po sible."

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