Cam Newton dons MLK shirt before game in Charlotte
As the city of Charlotte continued to recover from several night of intense protests after police shot and killed Keith Lamont Scott, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took the field Sunday wearing a t-shirt that featured a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
The line appears in King’s famous “Letter from a Birmingham jail,” written while King was jailed in April 1963, in response to clergymen who thought the civil rights movement should be limited to fights in court. Read more…