It was 10 days after the NBA season was suspended, and the Minnesota Timberwolves wing was sleeping in. But he woke up to a message that the team had organized a conference call with world-renowned motivational speaker Eric Thomas -- also known as "ET The Hip-Hop Preacher. I joined the call, and he was talking about how the ball is still bouncing," Okogie said. Okogie had been pushing Timberwolves assistant general manager Joe Branch all season to get Thomas to speak to the team. Thomas, who has a close relationship with Paul, made an immediate impact on Okogie.
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From what I can see, we remain strange fruit because of the narrative America has created in order to identify Black People. It drives every perception of us. Our skin color is the weapon so we are always seen as armed and dangerous.
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