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After Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle voiced against racial discrimination, Dwayne Bravo has also urged to treat black people equally with respect. The issue of racism rose after the alleged killing of African-American George Floyd by a white US police. Several sports celebs have come in front and raised their voices against rampant discrimination.
On Tuesday, in the Instagram live chat former Zimbabwe cricketer Pommie Mbangwa, Bravo said that black people didn’t want any war, but they are asking for treating them equally and with respect.
Enough is enough; we want respect: Dwayne Bravo
“It’s sad to see what’s going on around the world. As a black man, we know the history of what black people have been through. We never ask for revenge, we ask for equality and respect. That’s it,” Dwayne Bravo said.
“We give respect to others. Why is it that we are facing this over and over? Now enough is enough. We just want equality. We don’t want revenge, war,” he added
“We just want respect. We share love and appreciate people for who they are. That’s what is most important,” Bravo maintained.
Chirs Gayle supports Darren Sammy:
The T20 World Cup-winning captain Darren Sammy posted Instagram stories, which read that he and Sri Lank all-rounder Thisara Perera were called ‘Kalu’ (Black) during SRH camp in the IPL.
He wrote that he thought Kalu meant a strong black man, but now after knowing the truth, he is furious and angry. Well, later, he deleted the stories from Instagram.
After his statement, Sammy’s ex-SRH teammate Parthiv Patel and Irfan Pathan said that they were not aware of any such incident while playing with him.
Well, the West Indies legend Chris Gayle has come in support for his countrymen, saying that racism does exist in cricket. He also said that it is never too late to fight for the right cause.