Sports and Racism
Sports stars and mayors debated the ways that race and sports can unite and divide people. They discussed various race-related sports… read more
Sports stars and mayors debated the ways that race and sports can unite and divide people. They discussed various race-related sports stories since the 1930's, including Jesse Owens' victories at the 1936 Olympics, Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racially-charged comments, and whether the name of the Washington Redskins football team is offensive to Native Americans. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Michael Irvin Analyst NFL Network
- Kevin Johnson Mayor Sacramento, CA
- Roland S. Martin Syndicated Columnist
- Michael A. Nutter Mayor Philadelphia, PA
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