A Noose Was Found Hanging In Garage Stall Of Black NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace At Talladega

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Black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace is being harassed for being vocal in favor of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Earlier this month, Wallace was able to convince NASCAR to ban Confederate flags from all events.

“My next step would be to get rid of all Confederate flags. There should be no individual that is uncomfortable showing up to our events to have a good time with their family that feels some type of way about something they have seen, an object they have seen flying.

No one should feel uncomfortable when they come to a NASCAR race. So it starts with Confederate flags. Get them out of here. They have no place for them. The narrative on that before is I wasn’t bothered by it, but I don’t speak for everybody else. I speak for myself. What I am chasing is checkered flags, and that was kind of my narrative.”

Wallace would later race in a Black Lives Matter car a few weeks later.

On Sunday in Talladega, somebody hung a noose in Wallace’s garage stall according to a statement released by NASCAR.

Via ESPN

Wallace never saw the noose, ESPN’s Marty Smith reported. It was first seen by a member of Wallace’s team, who immediately brought it to the attention of NASCAR, Smith reported.

Wallace released a statement saying that he wasn’t going to let someone intimidate him and will continue to be vocal against racism.

Earlier in the day, several fans protested the Confederate flag ban on the streets of Talladega.

Someone also flew a Confederate flag banner before today’s postponed event.

Marty Smith of ESPN says NASCAR is looking for the person responsible and will ban them from the sport for life if found.

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