NBA selects Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell for Social Justice Coalition

The NBA has chosen Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell to serve on its newly-formed National Basketball Social Justice coalition.
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The NBA has chosen Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell to serve on its newly-formed National Basketball Social Justice coalition.

“I feel like I have a perspective that not many people have, I can understand the ignorance that comes from white people, toward Black people because I have seen it,” Mitchell said in an interview with ESPN. “I had been around that for so many years—and then understanding the struggles of being African-American, understanding we have certain things that we just don’t have access to that I was taught in private school. I think that’s where my voice comes from because I see both sides and I understand there is a divide.”

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