An act of solidarity out of NASCAR: Crews and drivers push Bubba Wallace’s car to the front of the field before today’s race. Wallace is the only Black driver in the sport. (AP/John Bazemore)

Let’s run through the events leading up to this emotional moment:
Yesterday afternoon, a noose was discovered in Bubba Wallace’s stall before a NASCAR race in Alabama:
This morning, the DOJ announced it will launch an investigation into the incident, condemning the action in the process:
This afternoon, Wallace’s fellow drivers took a symbolic stand. Grab a tissue before you watch:
Take a listen to the message from Bubba’s own team as he hit the road:
Other sports teams begin to chime in:
And politicians express their support, starting with Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama:
We’ll let Bubba Wallace have the last word:
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