Mariners’ contingent of black players will make sure their voices are heard

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Justin Dunn (35) pitches during the first inning of the final game of the regular season at T-Mobile Park between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland A's in Seattle on Sept. 29, 2019. (Andy Bao/The Seattle Times/TNS)

SEATTLE — They will no longer be silent. They will no longer be afraid to speak up for what they believe is right and speak out against what they know to be wrong. They’ll educate teammates and others who don’t understand. And they won’t back down from this fight.