LeBron James: NFL owners are ‘old white men’ with ‘slave mentality’ toward players

LeBron James: NFL owners are ‘old white men’ with ‘slave mentality’ toward players
LeBron James wears Cleveland hat (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – ‘I mean too much to society’ to not share my political views. – LeBron James]

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James said Friday on his HBO Sports series The Shop that the NFL has “a bunch of old white men owning teams” who have a “slave mentality” toward players.

Ben Golliver of the Washington Post provided the full transcript:

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Ahiza Garcia of CNN Money reported May 18 that only two people of color owned or co-owned professional NFL teams: Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Kim Pegula of the Buffalo Bills. The lack of diversity spreads through all major American sports leagues, with the NBA having the most people of color own or co-own teams (only three). The same goes for management and coaching positions as well.

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