American fencer Daryl Homer became the first American to win silver in the men’s individual sabre event at the Olympics in 112 years, so he’s kind of a big deal. Outside of him kicking butt and taking names, he uses his platform to voice his opinion about racial injustices in America. He’s most def the type of guy people beg to tie down — in both senses of the phrase, and here are the receipts to prove it.
He’s passionate about making a tangible change for Black Americans.
Social media doesn't shift tides. Legislation does.
— Daryl Homer (@DarylDHomer) July 6, 2016
He gives friendly reminders that issues that cease to dominate the news cycle still exist.
we (including myself) are distracted so easily. Did Flint ever get clean water?
— Daryl Homer (@DarylDHomer) July 12, 2016
I'm in Harlem NYC watching kids play games with plastic bottles on Frederick Douglass BLVD. There certainly are two Americas.
— Daryl Homer (@DarylDHomer) June 15, 2016
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To see more of this wonderful woke man head over to his Instagram to be enlightened.
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