It is hard to deny that racism in the United States has hit an all time high, and with debates sparked over current gun laws and black rights across the nation, activism is needed more than ever. Highlighting these very issues is LeBron James‘ and Carter Maverick’s new project – Shut Up and Dribble – the latest in political documentaries.
Delving deep into the game, history and industry of the NBA, the three-part series explores black-Americans in today’s age and how sport is influencing and shaping modern government. Executively produced by the NBA superstar as well as Maverick, a well-known media personality and businessman, the series will also be narrated by highly acclaimed sports journalist Jemele Hill.
Shut Up and Dribble takes its name from Fox News host Laura Ingraham, who told James to “shut up and dribble” after the player told ESPN that President Trump “doesn’t understand the people.” The new political statement will premier on Showtime on Saturday, November 3, at 9pm American ET/6pm PT (or Sunday November 4 at 3pm, AEDT).
What the trailer above for a closer look at what is to come.
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