Penn State basketball player Sam Sessoms posted a powerful message on Twitter this morning about racial inequality involving police and African-Americans, in the wake of yesterday’s attack on the US Capitol.
I’m not asking for the police to shoot and beat them like they do us African Americans, I’m asking for them to not shoot us like they don’t shoot them. Is that too much to ask for?
— Sam Sessoms (@samuel_sessoms) January 7, 2021
Sessoms is a junior guard from Philadelphia who transferred to Penn State last year from Binghamton. He is in his first season with the Nittany Lions. He’s the team’s third-leading scorer at 12.6 points per game.
The Penn State men’s basketball program has paused team activities due to positive COVID results.
PSU junior guard Myles Dread also made a comment on Twitter about yesterday’s mob on the US Capitol.
This is getting ridiculously out of hand. Yet to no surprise whatsoever🤦🏽♂️
— Myles Dread (@mylesd12_) January 6, 2021