“As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers.” After years of developing a reputation for steering clear of social issues, Michael Jordan breaks his silence.

+ NYT: One Police Shift: Patrolling an Anxious America.