butter.atl: Former MLB Outfielder + ATL Native C.J. Stewart on The Immortality of Henry “Hank” Aaron

It comes back to Aaron, Stewart believes, because he refused to turn his back to his people. “Hank Aaron was not a caricature. He was a called man that lived his life based on character. He wasn’t a shucking and jiving, bourgeois Black person disconnected from the oppression of Black people. He came from a humble beginning, but from what I saw and heard of him, he was able to easily connect with people that were being oppressed.”

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