LeBron James Spoke Passionately About Martin Luther King Jr. And His Lasting Legacy

01.15.18 1 year ago

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LeBron James has used his media availability to speak about a wide range of issues well beyond basketball. It’s a role that he’s embraced over the years, becoming not just the biggest name in basketball but also a powerful voice in society and politics.

So it wasn’t a surprise when LeBron addressed the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on his birthday and day of remembrance on Monday. With an NBA slate starting early in honor of the holiday, James took the time to give a nine-minute commentary that even surprised a few members of the media.

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