Darren Sammy speaks out in favor of black Americans

Former West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy has spoken out in support of blacks in the killing of a black man by police in the United States and called on the ICC to stand up against injustice with blacks.

Darren Sammy speaks out in favor of black Americans

LAHORE: In a series of messages on the social networking site Twitter, Darren Sammy said that other boards, including the International Cricket Council (ICC), should raise their voices against social injustice, because now is not the time to be silent. Darren Sammy added that this is not just about America, such incidents happen every day everywhere, now is the time to speak instead of silence, I want to hear you all.

Darren Sammy added that black people have been enduring such incidents for a very long time. In another tweet, Darren Sammy said he was in St. Lucia and watching the inhumane video of George Floyd's assassination brought tears to my eyes.

Former West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy, while expressing his sentiments in favor of the black American citizen, wrote that even after watching George Floyd's video, the world of cricket would not stand up against injustice with blacks. There are equal partners in this issue.

It should be noted that a few days ago in the US state of Minnesota, a white American police officer was sitting on the neck of a black man, which caused his death.

Protests erupted across the United States over the abuse of power and the arrest of those involved.