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FC Dallas' Reggie Cannon encouraged by "new wave of people speaking up" about racism

Reggie Cannon is feeling mentally and emotionally exhausted after watching the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent national outrage. The 21-year-old FC Dallas defender said his frustration, in part, comes from a stronger reaction from some to “the looting and the rioting and protests going on than the continuing systematic racism that ultimately results in a loss of a life,” he said on ESPN’s Banter.

But Cannon, who was planning on attending a protest with his wife, is also encouraged by a larger community being outraged about racial injustice than following previous incidents.

“There’s definitely a new wave of people speaking up about this and that’s brightening to see,” Cannon said.

You can watch Cannon's full interview with Taylor Twellman below.


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