A sportswriter took to Twitter on Monday to point out that not a single white player on the Boston Red Sox was willing to “stand in solidarity” with “players of color.” Almost all of whom declined to attend the team’s upcoming White House visit.
Bleacher Report’s Britni de la Cretaz didn’t hold back when it came to the Red Sox organization either. Saying that the “franchise should never have let this happen by accepting the WH invite in the first place.”
The tweet comes one day after Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced that he “did not feel comfortable” attending his team’s scheduled White House visit to celebrate their 2018 World Series championship. – read more