How athletes are using their platforms to fight racism and injustice
In 2016 San Fransisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started a global conversation when he kneeled during the U.S. national anthem. Four years later, Kapernick’s silent protest to fight Anti-Black racism and police brutality in the U.S. has exploded. Now – in the sport world – amid COVID-19 bubbles – teams are using their platforms to raise awareness.
Today on Context- Athletes using their platforms to fight Anti-Black racism in sport. We talk with Toronto Raptors announcer, Herbie Kuhn, former NFL player, Pastor Derwin Gray, Olympian Khamica Bingham, and Track and field great, Cassandra Pascal. Plus, Orlando Magic’s Jonathan Isaac, lights up the room with his smile and his message.