Super Bowl MVP and NFL Hall of Famer on the nationwide protests

Terrell Davis, a former Super Bowl MVP, on why it’s important for athletes and celebrities to speak out during the protests.
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Transcript for Super Bowl MVP and NFL Hall of Famer on the nationwide protests
Well all week we have watched as protests have erupted around this country. And my next guest says now is the time for athletes and celebrities those with the strongest voices to speak up. And speak out joining me now Super Bowl MVP in hall of Famer Terrel Davis to roll thank you so much for being with us. What makes this time different why is now. The time to speak out. A recent studies this is time. You don't we see news. Salute human lives and our country for our sumo. And I figured video we've toured Florida really. Kind of highlighted both programs. And video at all or under. Basically kill Amanda old New Zealand's or or nine minutes. And so sentinel might have been out today don't release this justice behind it. And so we don't we got a long way to go council right now it's pretty by the ways the body. I'm afraid that's liberty anybody who's ninety even if you don't read it always is right outside pro American citizen who retired seen black people retreated as. Classes say it's time to unite you talk about celebrities using their voices well. There's one that got a lot of backlash a lot of uproar among players over Drew Brees comments. About kneeling. As a former protest out of some people this was the wrong time for his comments yesterday we heard him apologize what would you like to say to dress. Houses might. This is this is that this is a problem rooted takeaways than you refused to Larsen writes news when mess and best seller who. I'm gonna be just but it is certain to alarm or later. Post offices children and I honestly. Is disrespectful. Bennett a cool we're calling Carl aren't absolutely regard at least partly this sort rule that a man results on neighborhood Yates murder assassinated while no. I'm me so little that's what we're frustrated by our old friends don't even come to our 88 CEO wrong I'll tell you guys make it right. And that's why does one really saw Apollo the only requirement cracked. Yeah do and a flag is age is really an actress that group of men and women of our country. That's like how a candidate and mountains that city. And so we're gonna make it exciting in the midst of this that's what the world says. Throw what should the. NFL be doing right now to fight racism with in the league. We've got to talk about this guy who saw a lot of people don't call upon these presses Barrett doesn't exist. It got to talk about it doesn't blow programs are more black coaches were black executives who got a beauty NFL and everybody employers realize that there is a problem in America. We have to fight together and acknowledging racism exists. Acknowledging today unfair treatment for blacks Mary exists that's bizarre. That's all there. That's a start and we have to take it much further than that as you know Terrel Davis incredible insight we really appreciate you taking the time to be with us today. So you.

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