The old President Barack Obama and the NBA star Stephen Curry came together together on Tuesday to ask boys from small settings to be strong examples for their communities by focusing on self-confidence , against being & # 39; persecuted personal or female prosperity.
Speaking in Oakland, California, at an event celebrating five years of the Alliance My Keeper Keeper – trying to close gaps of opportunity for young men – talk about the challenges they had when they were; grow up and share their views on issues ranging from minority police to hip-hop what it's going to do; mean to be a man.
Talk about the social problems that are common among young generations and the successive images that emerged; Most of the hip-hop stars, Obama emphasized the importance of self-confidence and remains true for one's principles.
"We live in a culture where its value is measured by our money and how famous we are," he said to the audience, San Francisco Chronicle report. "I will tell you, at the end of the day, that does not give you confidence. I know many of the rich people who have all been installed."
Obama said to the public, "If you are very positive about your financial situation, you may not have a 8-pin chain around your neck. If you are very confident about your sexuality, you do not need you eight women around you to crawl. "
My Brother & Keeper's Federation is part of the Obama Foundation and was founded after the death of the 17-year-old military trayvon Martin, who encouraged campaigns throughout the country.
Obama and Curry have created strong relationships and played golf regularly. While both had a & # 39; lived from minor settings, had different experiences to grow up.
The old president argued that he had "all kinds of bad rubbish" at his secondary school days, and he was almost as a result that he had met to his father just once.
Curry, on the other hand, said that his father, NBA Dell Curry, was a "constant attendance" of his youth. He credited his parents by helping him to get rid of his confidence.
"It was a process that was in confidence to get over that croft," said Curry. "The swagger you see on the court right now, it was not always there. It was a constant struggle."
Obama said his confidence also took time to grow and revealed when he changed his way of life.
"I think I started to grow up when I stopped thinking about myself, and I started thinking about how I can be useful for others, "said Obama. "This is an amazing thing, when you help someone, and you'll see that positive impact on someone who will give you confidence."
Obama also explained that he was in a position; eliminating stereotypes is an essential challenge to tackle society.
"Some communities need more police, there is less police," he said. "Building trust, find out who's and just because someone is carrying something that does not mean they are criminal. That's just the style. "
Curry also spoke to the case, and He recommends that the time has come for the NBA to stand and be a social example for the next generation.
"One minute can be a different make-up for life," Curry added, accordingly News"Post-me, I can talk for my companions and people in our league, right now [there is a] social responsibility we feel, to stand for what we are doing; believe, to look for the next generation. "
Curry has made a stand over his belief. Following the title of the Golden State Warriors title in 2017, he tried to invite President Donald Trump to go to the White House.
Trump encouraged the invitation to the entire team, who chose to spend a day at the National American Museum of American History and Culture in Washington, DC, instead.
Young people came from Seat Pleasant, the home of Maryland's neighborhood to Kevin Durant along with the players.
Last year's finalization goals last year, Curry told LeBron James saying that the Warriors or the Cleveland Cavaliers would not go to the White House if they won the title.
Last month, when they visited the city, the NBA concert tripdated three times to the former president ahead of their game against Washington Wizards.