Day: June 10, 2020

Bubba Wallace to NASCAR: Ban the Confederate flag at races

Before the race began at Atlanta Motor Speedway this past weekend, the track held a moment of silence to reflect on the death of George Floyd, as well as the ongoing racism and racial injustices that the black community and other minorities face in America. Bubba Wallace, the only black driver in the NASCAR Cup Series, had tears in his eyes at the start-finish line and was also seen at pre-race activities wearing a shirt that read, “I Can’t Breathe” and “Black Lives Matter.” Wallace recently appeared on CNN to discuss his thoughts and experiences on the issues, and during his time, he stated he hopes NASCAR will ban Confederate flags from races in the near future.

In the interview on CNN, Don Lemon asked Wallace several questions on the topic of race in the United States and in