Why all kids at LeBron James's new school will get bikes

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"And for someone or a body of parties to try to divide us by using our platform of sport, sport has given me everything that I could ever ask for, I couldn't let that happen", James said.

"What I've noticed over the past few months (is) he's kind of used sports to kind of divide us, and that's something I can't relate to", James said. "They always use it to say 'OK, this is even more motivation, this is even more a way for me to even be more powerful.' And they're the reason why we are here today".

LeBron James says he is looking forward to the challenge of turning around the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, who are coming off the worst five-year period in franchise history.

James sat with CNN's Don Lemon for an interview that aired Monday night, during which he talked about his philanthropy, social issues, and politics - including the racial climate in the United States under Trump.

The school is a joint venture between the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools.

For those who feel the need to tell LeBron James to "shut up and dribble", don't hold your breath. "But I think the president in charge now has given people - they don't care now, they throw it to your face".

3D-Printed Guns Are a Great Example of Technophobia in Media, Politics
Trump had tweeted earlier that he was looking into the issue, adding, "Already spoke to NRA, doesn't seem to make much sense! ". Wilson said in an online video that the blueprints were downloaded more than 400,000 times before they were taken down in 2013.

The 33-year-old returned to his hometown of Akron, Ohio, to open the I Promise School for underprivileged children, which is the latest initiative of the LeBron James Family Foundation. "I rode the same bikes on the same streets they ride on. everything these kids are going through, the drugs, the violence, the guns, everything they going through as kids, I know".

"You know, growing up, I was a Cowboys fan, I was a Bulls fan, I was a Yankees fan, and I've always felt like that was one of the historic franchises", James said in a video, Sunday.

James is known for his outspoken criticism of President Donald Trump, especially about the NFL national anthem protests.

"Well, in that case, I may (run)", James said.

Mincing no words, James responded, "I would never sit across from him". "Why not continue to do great things when you can help the youth".

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