New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara showed his support for Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only black driver, during Sunday’s Dixie Vodka 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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“What’s right is right, and what’s wrong is wrong, and I think Bubba’s a testament to that,” Kamara told ESPN “With them being able to, I guess, step away from that, that’s a huge step. And flipping the script, just rewriting the narrative on what this sport is and what it stands for. There’s obviously some people that are against that decision of removing the flag, and I think there’s way more people that are for that decision. Because I think there’s a certain stigma on the type of fans that support this sport, and there’s some bad ones. But I don’t think the bad ones represent all the good ones.”
Kamara tweeted out his support for NASCAR, after the organization banned Confederate flags sporting events, earlier this week.
Wallace rocked a Black Lives Matter paint scheme on his No. 43 Chevy during the race.
Kamara is teammates with Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who came under fire last week for criticizing players who have knelt during the national anthem.
“But being here today, I’m learning a lot. It’s definitely a different experience in person,” Kamara said.