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I’m Just Here So I Don’t Get Fined: A discussion on the intersectionality of sports and politics
What do Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Muhammad Ali, and Colin Kaepernick have in common? They are all athletes who embody social activism, but at what cost? America is a sports-focused culture – an escape from the regular mundane life activities. But what happens when your favorite quarterback, boxer, or center uses their platform enact change?
Join YPN-ULEM as we discuss the intersectionality between sports and politics and the impact civically engaged athletes have today.