Before their match on this week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown, The New Day, Big E and Kofi Kingston, took a knee and raised their fist in the middle of the ring. WWE even called attention to it on social media after it happened:
The New Day @WWEBigE & @TrueKofi make their entrance on #SmackDown.— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) June 13, 2020
(via @wwe) pic.twitter.com/HH7dCJtezi
Later, this was posted:
In this together. #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/NypcB6mYow— WWE on FOX (@WWEonFOX) June 13, 2020
You might notice the armbands, which Big E made sure to post about on his own account:
#JusticeForShukriAbdi #JusticeForBreonnaTaylor #JusticeForTamlaHorsford pic.twitter.com/K13IQKJZC5— Florida Man (@WWEBigE) June 13, 2020
Respect to all involved for using their platforms to send such a strong message.