Bubba Wallace (26) in the American Nascar series against racism is strong. The reaction? A dastardly deed!
In the Garage of the currently the only dark-skinned Nascar driver Bubba Wallace (26) was found in a noose. “We are angry and upset and can’t stress strongly enough how seriously we take this heinous act,” said America’s most popular Motorsport series on Sunday night. The Nascar scene is no place for racism.
On Sunday afternoon, those responsible had been made to the hangman’s noose in the Motorhome at the race track Talladega Superspeedway (Alabama) carefully. Then you have initiated an investigation. The for Sunday, provided the race had been postponed due to bad weather on Monday.
Wallace, the count for the movement “Black Lives Matter” (“Black life”) is used, condemned the incident. “Today’s despicable act of racism and hatred, makes me unbelievably sad and serves as a painful reminder of how much further we, as a society, need to go and how persistent we must be in the fight against racism,” tweeted the 26-Year-old. “Like my mother to me today and said, ‘you’re just trying to scare you’.” The incident will not break him, he will continue to think with Pride for what he is.
Confederate flag banned at races
After country-wide protests against racism and police violence against Blacks had banned the series in mid-June, the war flag of the confederates in all their events. Wallace had spoken out earlier in favour of such a ban.
The confederates had fought in the American civil war (1861 to 1865) the southern States against the North and against the abolition of slavery and against more rights for Black people fought back. The war flag is in the eyes of many Americans a Symbol of racism.
LeBron James speaks to Wallace courage
NBA Star LeBron James (Lakers) said Bubba Wallace via Twitter his support. The professional basketball player has called the loop-action “sick”, and wrote: “You’re not supposed to know that you’re not alone. I’m here like any other Athlete, also…“