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Not Every Black Public Figure Can Be an Activist

Whether Jordan’s infamous political silence to Jay-Z’s social-justice missteps, we expect Black celebrities to be both endlessly knowledgeable and tirelessly dedicated — but that’s simply not realistic

Michael Jordan at Sports Illustrated’s 20th Century Sports Awards in 1999. Photo: Brenda Chase/Getty Images




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