Stephen Jackson ‘s recent visit to Chicago’s notorious O-Block in 2022 has ignited a wave of criticism and animosity directed at the former NBA player. Allegations have been swirling, accusing Jackson of “checking in” and making payments to the O-Block goons for personal protection. Fed up with the rumors, Jackson took to Instagram LIVE to emphatically deny ever succumbing to such demands. In a passionate outburst, he declared his unwavering stance, asserting that he would never yield to any block or neighborhood’s coercive tactics.
During the Instagram LIVE session, Jackson went further to highlight his commitment to combatting gun violence. Instead of paying “dirty ni***s” for protection, he passionately disclosed that he directs his resources towards supporting a family affected by gun violence. His resolute refusal to submit to the pressures of paying off any individuals or groups is evident as he stands firm on his principles.
Watch Stephen Jackson’s unfiltered response for yourself in the video below, where he unequivocally addresses the allegations.