Floyd Mayweather, Black Lives Matter and Baltimore

Baltimore is on fire and this Friday the highest-paid African-American athlete Floyd Mayweather will enter the ring in the biggest fight of his career against Manny Pacquiao.  Floyd has been criticized for his lifestyle and history of domestic-abuse while Pacquiao is politically outspoken and a member of Congress in the Philippines.  This Saturday Floyd has the opportunity to stand for something bigger than himself and incorporate Baltimore,  Ferguson and Black Lives Matter into his ring entrance. If Mayweather does this history will judge him kindly and it will be a legacy much greater than a victory in the ring Saturday night. It will also be a sign that yes we have all sinned but we can also be witnesses to truth.

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