Tulsa officer Betty Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16.
Colin Kaepernick's protest of racial injustice and police violence against African Americans has drawn more athletes into the dialogue.
Healthcare, unemployment, student loans, and affordable housing affect communities of color. "We can't afford to sit it out. "
The occupation is one of several national protests currently being led by African-American-led organizations.
"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan.
"When a young black life is cut short, it's a personal loss, but it's also a loss that diminishes all of us."
A former Marine from Kansas City was identified as the shooter. He was killed at the scene.
"If the governor of Minnesota can ask the President to do something, we sure as hell can."
A young African American political activist is trembling today at the thought of having to face as many as four years in prison.
Loreal Tsingine, a 27-year-old Navajo mother, was shot to death by police in Ariz.; Native Americans express outrage, saying it is part of genocide.