Members of the black leadership network Project 21 are slamming NBA icon LeBron James, calling him a hypocrite for sporting the logo of an online retailer that sells Confederate merchandise. James and his fellow members of the Los Angeles Lakers wear the Wish logo on their uniforms.
Wish, an e-commerce platform which enables consumers to reach third-party sellers, features “a wide array of Confederate-themed items including Confederate flag pillows, blankets, kids’ military uniforms, portraits of Confederate generals and even anti-COVID face masks featuring the rebel flag,” according to Project 21, which has a page on its website titled, “We Wish LeBron Was Consistent.” That page states, “LeBron declared ‘racism is here’ and ‘we should all know that.’ He says he sees it. He says he talks to his kids about it. He even claims he’s a target. So why is he lending his reputation to Wish when they sell products like this?”
Project 21 member Richard Holt stated, “I wish LeBron wasn’t a hypocrite, but I guess