LeBron James speaks out following Donald Trump’s victory
LeBron James urged voters to choose Hillary Clinton in the presidential election at a rally in Ohio Sunday, after the outspoken Cavaliers superstar publicly endorsed Clinton last month. Clinton failed to win Ohio in Tuesday's election, receiving some 460,000 fewer votes than Donald Trump.
On Wednesday, James wrote a lengthy note to his followers on Instagram and asked people to respond to Trump's victory with “love and faith.”
“As I woke up today looking and searching for answers on what has happened this song hit it right on the head! If we continue the faith (as hard as it may be to do so) we will BE ALRIGHT!! Parents and leaders of our children please let them know they can still change the world for the better! Don't lose a bit of faith! They're our future and we must remain stronger than ever!
Yes we all wanna lace up the boots, put on the hard hats and strike but that's not the answer. Love, genuine LOVE and FAITH will be the only thing that can get us through this. Minorities and Women in all please know that this isn't the end, it's just a very challenging obstacle that we will overcome!!
The man above will never put something in our paths that we can handle no matter how difficult it may feel/be! To all the youth out there I PROMISE I'll continue to lead u guys every single day without no hesitation!! Time to educate and even more mold my children into being the greatest model citizens they can become in life! They will continue the legacy beyond life! Lastly, Even if whos now in office doesn't, Know that I LOVE YOU.”
James wrote his message along with a clip from Kendrick Lamar's “Alright.”