MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Cites The Audacity Of Hoop

On her Jan. 2, 2016 show on MSNBC, host Melissa Harris-Perry examined activists' pressure on LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers to stage a boycott in support of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old shot by Cleveland police. Harris-Perry highlighted how basketball has surfaced in public debate during Barack Obama's presidency, and quoted The Audacity of Hoop's assertion that Obama had used basketball "more often and more effectively than any previous president had used any sport." Watch the entire segment here.