Kansas City Chiefs superstar Patrick Mahomes has continued to work to advance the social justice movement, even involving NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
The quarterback discussed this and related topics on Fox Sports on Wednesday ‘ Undisputed:
Mahomes noted that he and others had helped members of the organization register to vote and said he plans to expand this to the community.
“I’m so glad we had these conversations, but now it’s about going out there and acting on it and doing whatever it takes to make the community a better place for everyone,” a he declared.
Mahomes was instrumental in promoting change after the murder of George Floyd, who died on May 25 while in Minneapolis police custody.
Not only did he discuss the matter on social media, but he was also one of many notable players to call the NFL for failing to say “black lives matter.”
Patrick Mahomes II @Patrick Mahomes
Goodell responded with a video, acknowledging past mistakes and encouraging players to speak up:
We, the NFL, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people. We, the NFL, admit that we were wrong not to listen to NFL players earlier and encourage all of us to speak out and protest peacefully. We, the NFL, believe Black Lives Matter. #InspireChange https://t.co/ENWQP8A0sv
It looks like Mahomes and the other players pushing their teams and the NFL to help create the change are starting to have an impact.