I’m Just Here So I Don’t Get Fined

When:
September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2017-09-14T18:00:00+00:00
2017-09-14T21:00:00+00:00
Where:
Young Professionals Network of the ULEM
88 Warren St
Roxbury
MA 02119
Contact:
Young Professionals Network of the ULEM

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.