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Lanny Smith: "Black Lives Matter is a Statement of Humanity"

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Lanny Smith is the Founder and CEO of Active Faith Sports. Prior to founding his own company, Lanny graduated from the University of Houston with a Kinesiology degree, and went on to play in the NBA Development League, NBA Summer League with the Houston Rockets, and was the last cut of the Sacramento Kings in 2009.

Lanny Smith encourages everyone to see athletes as people first. He discusses the dichotomy of black athletes being celebrated for the plays they make but criticized for standing up for their rights as people.

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