Athletes making a difference

Athletes from across the sports world went out into their communities to help spread messages of positivity and inclusion.

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GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO: I don't know how I'm going to say that to my kid.

- C'mon, brah.

GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO: He's gonna have hate in his heart. I don't want that. I don't want that, man.

- Nah.

- No, that's real.

GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO: We're all the same.

- Exactly.

GIANNIS ANTETOKOUNMPO: It's not-- it doesn't matter the color. We're not black, white, yellow. It doesn't-- It does not matter. We're all human beings.

RUSSELL WESTBROOK: It's times like this that we need to stick together. Put a fist up. Let's get a moment of silence. Let's get a moment of silence.

- --lives matter.

- Black lives matter!

- Black lives matter.

STERLING BROWN: Black lives matter!

- Black lives matter.

- Both teams expressing an opinion here, and it's against racism. Of course, it is. The DFB. Obviously firmly opposes all forms of racism, discrimination, and violence.

- Introducing [INAUDIBLE]

Devin "Brown Bear" Clark!

COCO GAUFF: We need to take action. And yes, we're all out here protesting, and I'm not of age to vote. But it's in your hands to vote for my future, for my brother's future, and for your future.

MATT BARNES: So when we say, go out and vote, it's the local level and the state level [INAUDIBLE].

- Woo!

MIKE HELTON: The time is now to listen, to understand, and to stand against racism and racial injustice. We ask our drivers and all our fans to join us in this mission.

VON MILLER: We got to use our moral compass to make decisions on what's right.

- Yeah!

VON MILLER: Black, white, it doesn't matter. It's 2020.

- This is a message.

VON MILLER: Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, JIm Brown, still fighting this fight. And it's up to us to keep it-- to keep it going.

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