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Carmelo Anthony Makes Public Stance Against Police Brutality

Carmelo Anthony has joined the small ranks of sports stars to speak out against the heinous acts of police brutality that have occurred within the last week — followed by an act of terror against police in Dallas, Texas.

Whereas many athletes have been slow to speak, Carmelo is calling on his fellow sportsmen to stand up and rise together to use their recognition and influence to denounce what’s happening and work toward solutions. He shared a photo of Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Lew Alcindor seated together the Ali Summit 45 years ago along with the following statement to his Instagram account on Friday:

A sentiment which he also plastered on a full-page in the New York Daily News, to drive his point home:

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Hopefully he can inspire others to stand up with him and help try to find peaceful solutions to the issues at hand…

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