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Saturday, July 23, 2016

PROTEST WORKS: WNBA RESCINDS FINES OVER BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTEST SHIRTS


Women's National Basketball Association said players violated uniform rules by  wearing shirts that address Black Lives Matter. 


Players were fined.


Players from the Liberty and Fever boycotted their obligatory post-game news conference Thursday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City and recorded their own. The players said they were there not to answer any basketball-related questions but to speak only on the issue of Black Lives Matter....

 

Two days later, The Women's National Basketball Association said it is rescinding fines imposed on players who violated league uniform rules in expressing support for the "black lives matter" movement.
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/sports/wnba-rescinds-fines-issued-over-black-lives-matter-protest-n615536


Protest that hits the wallet works fastest.  The Color Of Change support of the players refusing to play made this turn around quickly.

May more and more people see this example and follow it.