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Sammy urges ICC and other boards to stand against racism


The United States has been trembled by the killing of black George Floyd by white police. Violence erupted across the United States on May 25 after 46-year old George Floyd was killed by local police in Minneapolis.

Sammy urges ICC and other boards to stand against racism

Curfews were imposed in all major cities due to the seven-day protests. However, the protests are now spreading not only in the United States, but all over the world.

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Different countries, especially blacks, are protesting openly. Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has also joined. He called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the cricketing world to come forward to fight such racism.

Former Caribbean cricketer Sammy himself is a black man. And he is not forgetting that the problem of racism is not limited to the United States.

In a tweet, Sammy wrote, “Right now if the cricket world not standing against the injustice against people of color after seeing that last video of that foot down the next of my brother you are also part of the problem.”

“ICC and all the other boards are you guys not seeing what’s happening to people like me? Are you not gonna speak against the social injustice against my kind. This is not only about America. This happens everyday #BlackLivesMatter now is not the time to be silent. I wanna hear you,” he said in an another tweet.

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