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Activists question LeBron James' position in Tamir Rice protest

Activists question LeBron James' position in Tamir Rice protest

Some of LeBron James’ biggest fans want him to stop playing basketball for a while.

Using the hashtag #NoJusticeNoLeBron, a group of activists have been tweeting at the Cleveland Cavaliers star. Supporters of the hashtag say that James should sit out games to protest a grand jury decision to not indict two white Cleveland police officers who shot and killed Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who had a pellet gun.

Calls like this are not unusual. For a celebrity of color, fan expectations often exceed beyond...

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