NBA Superstar LeBron James Makes Waves with His Ferguson Comments

NBS Superstar LeBron James is about as famous and beloved in the African-American community as you can be.

However, after recently sounding off on the unrest in Ferguson (and around the country), LeBron may find his popularity waning.

The basketball phenom criticized the rioting in Ferguson and other locales, wondering how effective that method could actually be.

What does that do?” he asked. “What does that actually do? Just hurt more families, hurt more people, draw more attention to things that shouldn’t even be going on instead of people going to the family’s household and praying with them. And saying, ‘Things are going to be great.’ You know, ‘Mike Brown is in a better place now,’ and ‘Trayvon Martin is in a better place now.’ That’s where it should be. I mean, burning down things and shooting up things and running cars into places and stealing and stuff like that, what does that do? It doesn’t make you happy.”

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