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VIDEO: Daily Show applauds Browns WR Andrew Hawkins

Cleveland Browns Wide Receiver Andrew Hawkins is yet another example of how athletes can make excellent activists. Hawkins statement calling for justice for the family of Tamir Rice is yet another example of why more athletes should express their opinions on sociopolitical issues. Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt calling for justice for two black Ohioans recently killed by police onto...
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Andrew Hawkins and other athletes gain support for social statement attire

Some athletes are exercising their First Amendment Rights and making social statements with their choice of attire, and it's riling up police departments across the country. The post T-Shirts Turning Tables: Athletes Retain Support For Social Statement Attire appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Cleveland Browns Need to Get Back to Targeting Andrew Hawkins Early and Often

In the aftermath following the disaster that was Johnny Manziel’s first start with the Cleveland Browns, a lot has been said in regard to the future of this organization. From being done with Manziel after one start to firing head coach Mike Pettine, the tides have certainly turned since the Browns were 6-3 coming off a dominating road victory. Andrew Hawkins was in the news for...
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Cleveland PD calls Andrew Hawkins "pathetic" for protesting police murder of 12 year old boy

Professional sports players around the country have recently come out to join the thousands of protestors in the US rallying against police brutality and racism.St. Louis Rams players raised their hands in the Michael Brown "Don't Shoot" gesture (Brown was initially alleged to be in this now iconic pose when shot by officer Darren Wilson). Others around both the NFL and NBA have...
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Browns Receiver Andrew Hawkins Delivers Powerful And Emotional Speech About Decision To Protest With T-Shirt

Like many other athletes have done over the past few weeks, Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins decided to wear a t-shirt protesting the recent deaths of unnarmed black men – in this case, Ohioans Tamir Rice and John Crawford III – at the hands of police. Hawkins and the Browns refused to apologize for the t-shirt Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Hawkins: 'A call for justice shouldn't warrant an apology'

Andrew Hawkins wore a T-shirt in an effort to make a statement Sunday, but his strongest statement might have come a day later.   Gathering reporters around his locker Monday, the Cleveland Browns wide receiver explained his decision to wear a shirt that read “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford” before Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hawkins’ small...
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Andrew Hawkins delevered an excellent speech regarding his call for justice

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins stood before his locker, surrounded by dozens of local reporters and delivered an impassioned, straight-from-the-mind speech regarding his decision to wear a t-shirt during pre-game warm-ups on Sunday that was a call for justice in the wake of the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The shirt was later condemned as being “pathetic...
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Police union calls Andrew Hawkins' political statement 'pathetic'

We prefer talking sports to politics, but sometimes the two cross over. On Sunday, Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins made a statement about the recent deaths of Tamir Rice and John Crawford by wearing a t-shirt during warm-ups. Tamir Rice was the 12-year-old boy who was shot by a Cleveland police officer within two seconds of the officer arriving on a scene where the boy had an...
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Report: Andrew Hawkins supports protests

The Browns may have lost their AFC North match against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, but wide receiver Andrew Hawkins won over a lot of people in Ohio with his pregame T-shirt he wore coming out of the tunnels. But Cleveland Police Patrolman Union President Jeff Follmer didn’t think to highly of Hawkins silent protest and, of course, said players should apologize..He issued...
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Cleveland police demand apology from Browns over Andrew Hawkins’ shirt

The Cleveland Police Union issued a statement Sunday night demanding an apology from the Browns over the T-shirt worn by wide receiver Andrew Hawkins prior to his team’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hawkins wore a shirt over his uniform as he came out for introductions that said “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford.”...Read More
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