The sports world applauded the WNBA’s players for taking a stand

Elwanda Tulloch

The WNBA announced on Thursday that the slate of games scheduled for the day were all cancelled.

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Instead, the players are taking what they’re calling a “day of reflection” and issuing a call to action to the rest of the world. It’s the second day in a row the league hasn’t played games as a response to the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Instead of sitting idle, though, the players used the time that they had to broadcast their message loud and clear to the masses.

When the league announced the cancellation of their games, the players all stood together in unity wearing shirts that said “Arrest the cops that killed Breonna Taylor.”

It was a truly incredible and extraordinary moment.

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