Over the past couple of days, many Philadelphia athletes, both past and present, have used their platforms to speak out against racial injustice that have led to protests in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and other Delaware Valley cities.

These protests have been breaking out all across the country in the wake of the death of George Floyd, who died in the custody of police officers in Minneapolis.

The protests have hit close to home, with riots breaking out, leading some of the areas top sports figures issued statements on their social media platforms.

Eagles Quarterback Carson Wentz

 

Former Eagles Quarterback Nick Foles

Sixers Guard Ben Simmons

Sixers Forward Tobias Harris

Eagles Safety Rodney McLeod

 

Eagles Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott 

Eagles Defensive Back Jalen Mills