Jason Heyward Will Not Kneel, But He Also Will Not "Stick to Sports"

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Jason Heyward Will Not Kneel, But He Also Will Not “Stick to Sports”

Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward has periodically offered his perspective on racial injustice over the past few months, not solely by virtue of being a Black athlete, but also by virtue of being a respected voice. When he chooses to speak, people listen.

So it was before tonight’s Opening Day Cubs game, as Heyward addressed the media on Black Lives Matter, demonstrations by athletes, and more. I think it’s really important to hear what he had to say:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.