Sports, Social Justice, and Covid-19

Date: 
10/08/2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Online - Registration Required
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Derrick White, history and African American and Africana Studies at UK, and Amira Rose Davis, history and African American Studies at The Pennsylvania State University

Derrick White, professor in the UK History Department and African American and Africa Studies Program, and Amira Rose Davis, professor of History and African American Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, in conversation with A&S Interim Dean Christian Brady will examine how the intersection of Covid-19 and social justice made college and professional sports a site of activism and protest. The panelists will also discuss how it connects to a longer history of athletic activism. 

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