The Panel: West Indies and Black Caps take knee for Black Lives Matter

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 28 Nov 2020, 4:10PM
The West Indies team kneel in support of Black Lives Matter at Eden Park. Photo / Photosport
The West Indies team kneel in support of Black Lives Matter at Eden Park. Photo / Photosport

The Panel: West Indies and Black Caps take knee for Black Lives Matter

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sat, 28 Nov 2020, 4:10PM

The global Black Lives Matter campaign came to Eden Park tonight as the New Zealand and West Indian teams took a knee before their season-opening T20 cricket international.

The gesture of solidarity was warmly received by the crowd, who applauded throughout.

Taking a knee has become a silent, powerful and controversial, act to highlight racial injustice.

TVNZ journalist Mark Crysell joins The Panel on The Weekend Collective to discuss this, along with more issues making news this week.

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