Indiana Basketball statement: “Racism, in no way, shape or form, can be tolerated.”

  • 06/02/2020 2:08 pm in

Indiana Basketball released the following statement today across its social media channels:

Here is the statement in its entirety:

Race Thompson: “I was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is my home. And my home is in mourning over the death of George Floyd. I felt compelled to participate in two powerful, peaceful and inspiring marches. The second nearly ended in tragedy after a semi-truck came barreling down the highway at all of us. My feelings about this are hard to explain right now. I am both saddened and inspired and I am ready for change.”

Cooper Bybee: “Take time to listen…”

Al Durham Jr.: “As we seek equality.”

Anthony Leal: “It is our obligation …”

Mike Roberts “To support one another.”

Armaan Franklin: “And become an inspiration and example.”

Michael Shipp: “Show unwavering commitment …”

Trayce Jackson-Davis: “With courage and civility …”

Tom Ostrom: “While relying on our faith …”

Rob Phinisee: “To change and include.”

Nathan Childress: “Compassionately and completely …”

Jacquez Henderson: “Displaying courage.”

Bill Comar: “Being resilient and understanding.”

Bruiser Flint: “Respecting the right of everyone.”

Clif Marshall: “Let’s team up and unite.”

Jerome Hunter: “With solidarity as our goal.”

Joey Brunk: “To live together as one.”

Archie Miller: “Racism is one of the great barriers in our society. It in no way, shape or form can be tolerated. Let’s do our part for equality and collaboration, immediately.”

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