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LeBron James Again Speaks Out Against Racism After Vandalism Of L.A. Home

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 01 / 17

Cavaliers F LeBron James said that the issue of racism in America has "once again reared its ugly head and taken center stage" after a racial slur was spray-painted on an outside gate of his L.A. home, according to a front-page piece by Craig Webb of the AKRON BEACON JOURNAL. James said, "If this sh...

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