MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – The Harlem Globetrotters took time off the court Thursday to “team up” with a local school to fight against bullying.
Fittingly known worldwide as ambassadors of goodwill, the Globetrottersmet students Thursday at Delano Optional Elementary in Frayser.
They not only showed off their skills, but also spoke about theimportance of treating their peers right.
“It’s a strong issue that’s going on in the worldtoday, we know it happens a lot in schools. It’s a lot of social media built upwith bullying,” said Globetrotter Scooter Christensen. “I think, if we comewith the power the Globetrotters have, if we come to the schools, and they hearour story and kind of give them a better sense of what to do.”
Delano was one of 300 schools the team will visit toadvocate against bullying.
If you’re looking to see the Harlem Globetrotters livein action, they will bring their 2020 “Pushing the Limits” world tourto FedExForum on Saturday, February 1st at 7:00 p.m.