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Dwyane Wade speaks out on racial violence, aims for change

All-Star guard Dwyane Wade said Saturday that he intends to try to find ways to stop racial violence, and that he has friends who are willing to commit to the cause.

"I think this is a worldly thing. This is not just an African-American thing," said Wade, who will be signing soon with the Chicago Bulls. "We all believe in one common goal, to stop the violence."

Two of Wade's closest friends — Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James — have spoken out on social media in recent days in response to two recent shootings of black men by police officers. Then Thursday in Dallas, five police officers were killed and seven others wounded; one of the...

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