NEW ORLEANS, LA - MARCH 28: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks stands on the court during the second half against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on March 28, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Carmelo Anthony is demanding change.
Anthony was featured on the back cover of Saturday's New York Daily News and he addressed the violence, fear, unrest and mistrust that has resulted from the recent shootings involving police officers. He called for unity and peaceful solutions, while imploring people to have the courage to take a stand and work together toward a solution.
The full text of Melo's message: