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'This Will Not Break Me' Says Bubba Wallace After Noose Was Found In His NASCAR Stall

Standing up for what he believes in!

An Alabama NASCAR racer, Bubba Wallace, made headlines about a week ago when he took a public stand for his values and raced at the Martinsville Speedway in a Black Lives Matter-inspired car. As the only Black racer in the Cup Series, Wallace's activism even had a hand in NASCAR's banning the Confederate flag from races. After finding a noose in his garage stall on Sunday, Wallace’s strength and resilience are undeterred.

“As my mother told me today, 'They are just trying to scare you.' This will not break me, I will not give in nor will I back down. I will continue to proudly stand for what I believe in,” Wallace said in a statement he posted to his social media platforms Sunday night following the act.

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An Alabama NASCAR Driver Will Race In A Black Lives Matter Car Today For Racial Equality

"All lives will not matter until black lives matter."

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace could be considered a bit of a pioneer. He's the only black NASCAR racer currently in the Cup Series, as well as a leading force in the sport’s actions surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement. At an upcoming race at the Martinsville Speedway this evening, Wallace will continue to push for racial equality by sporting a car with a brand-new custom paint job.

“I think it’s gonna speak volumes to what I stand for, but also the initiative that NASCAR is trying to push,” Wallace told Richard Petty Motorsports in an interview, who had a hand in the design, as he commented on the finished rendering.

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