BLSA Week: Kneeling for Change: The Role of Sports in Social Justice Movements

 Friday, February 26, 2021
 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 Candace Bergeron
 For NLaw Community

 Colin Kaepernick’s singular act of resistance in 2017 sparked a racial justice movement that is taking the sports world by storm. In 2020 Black athletes everywhere brought multiple sports leagues to a halt in response to the horrific police shootings of unarmed Black men and women alike. In this discussion we will explore the of role advocacy in sports and how lawyers working in this field are helping athletes and teams navigate this unknown terrain.

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