Gregg Popovich, one of the most successful basketball coaches of all time (and an Air Force Academy graduate), is giving credence to all the sports figures conducting the kneeling protests during the National Anthem. The head coach of the San Antonio Spurs said, “We still have no clue of what being born white means.” But he also argued that “because you were born white, you have advantages.” He said that the purpose of these types of protests is to make people uncomfortable — that “people have to made to feel uncomfortable.” Especially, in his mind, white people.
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Gregg Popovich: ‘We still have no clue of what being born white means.’ pic.twitter.com/whTL7y4ktu
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) September 25, 2017