LeBron sends message with mismatched black and white 'Equality' shoes
LeBron James once again is using his platform to be socially active
LeBron James has never been afraid to use his platform to speak up on issues he cares about. He's a socially active athlete that has made comments on police violence, race relations in the United States, and President Donald Trump.
Before Sunday night's game against the Wizards in nation's capital, the Cavaliers star wore a mismatching pair of LeBron 15 shoes that had "Equality" etched on the heels. One shoe was black and the other was white. Take a look:
While James has always been socially active, he's also been something of a spark for other players to feel that they can do the same. Within the last season the NBA has told their players that, if they feel they should, they can use their platforms to speak up on social issues. It's something that many players and the league itself has embraced over the last season.
CBS Sports HQ Newsletter
We bring sports news that matters to your inbox, to help you stay informed and get a winning edge.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
Shaq's kids were close with Bryant despite the rift that formed between him and their father
Prime Rose was indeed different
The Pelicans rookie is like a pitcher with a 100 mph fastball who also recognizes how to set...
Ingram has taken a big step forward in his first season with the Pelicans after being dealt...
The subject of a famous quote from Jerry Sloan reflects on what he learned from the legendary...
Brown was joined by Malcolm Brogdon and Justin Anderson