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Patty Mills delves deeper into Australia’s institutional racism

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After donating his Orlando salary to Black Lives Matter programs, the Boomer shares his story.

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Patty Mills didn’t see much playing time in Orlando, but he is always waving the towel and cheering his team on.

It is very rare to see Patty vulnerable or even distraught, but the two videos posted exhibit another side of the internationally acclaimed Mills.

Patty is proud of his Indigenous Australian heritage and admits that it has not always been easy on his people.

In this post from Jeff Garcia, Mills shares a life altering moment from his childhood where his father was defending the family home.

With so much awareness being drawn by the NBA to support the Black Lives Matter movement, it is important to remember racism is not limited to our American borders.

It takes a village, and together we can all support programs and change that hope to make the world welcoming and fair to all.

Good on ya, Patty.


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