The 30-second ad, which is part of the Protect Our Power campaign, aired before the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. More Than a Vote, an organization founded by Black artists and athletes after the killing of George Floyd, is behind the ad featuring images and footage of Black Lives Matter protests during the Summer of 2020 juxtaposed with video of the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
“Look what we made happen. What our voices made possible,” James said in the ad, according to the article. “And now, look what they’re trying to do to silence us. Using every trick in the book, and attacking democracy itself. Because they saw what we’re capable of, and they fear it.”