Ray of Light

“The one feedback I got from a lot of people: ‘What about slavery?’ I said, ‘This is slavery. This is slavery. There’s so many different acts of genocide and oppression in the history of the world.’ And I said, ‘The Holocaust is a lesson that we all need to learn so it doesn’t happen again.’ So, I took, from that day forward — every year, whatever team I played on — I would bring them to this museum.” Here’s an inspiring and thought-provoking piece about how an NBA star came to be a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Council. From The Undefeated: Ray Allen talks about his passion for teaching others about the Holocaust.

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