Hall of Famer Kenny Easley: ‘The carnage affecting young black men today, from random violence to police shootings, across the nation has to stop’

Hall of Famer Kenny Easley was officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night in Canton, OH. Easley hit hard and played hard throughout his 7-year NFL career.

During his Hall of Fame speech, Easley took the time to talk about police brutality in America. A topic that many believe is keeping free agent QB Colin Kaepernick out of the NFL.

Here is what Easley had to say:

“As such, please allow me this moment for a very serious message for which I feel very strongly about. Black Lives do matter. And yes, all lives matter, too. But the carnage affecting young black men today, from random violence to police shootings, across the nation has to stop. We’ve got to stand up as a country, as black Americans, and fight the good fight, to protect our constitutional right to keep people from dying while driving or walking down the streets for being black in America. It has to stop and we can do it. And the lessons we learn in sports can help.”

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