Quote of the Day | Aug. 27, 2020

“This walkout, it seems to me, is a message to people on the players’ side. The people who understand what Black Lives Matter means. The people who know that Black parents feel they must educate their sons about being wary of police. The people who understand what Clippers coach Doc Rivers meant Tuesday when he said Blacks love America and America doesn’t love them back.”

-Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel writing about the NBA player walkouts in response to the Wisconsin police shooting of Jacob Blake [The Oklahoman


David Hamby has more than 25 years of experience as an award-winning communicator, including overseeing communication programs for Oklahoma higher education institutions and other organizations. Before joining OK Policy, he was director of public relations for Rogers State University where he managed the school’s external communication programs and served as a member of the president’s leadership team. He served in a similar communications role for five years at the University of Tulsa. He also has worked in communications roles at Oklahoma State University and the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce in Arkansas. He joined OK Policy in October 2019.

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