Events

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2021 Sep 27

Power in Sports Discussion Group- Sports and Capitalism

(All day)

Location: 

Online

In the second week of the discussion, we will explore the issue of sports and capitalism. Modern sports developed during a time that capitalism has reigned around the world, but to think of sports solely with the framework of global capitalism fails to recognize the myriad of ways that people interact through games and sporting competitions. One of the ways to think about this relationship is to consider how large business interests have become increasingly involved in the...

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2020 Oct 22

Athletes' Voices Webinar: Voting, Political Action, and Involvement:  Locally, Nationally, Globally - Athletes Influencing the Vote

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Online only

Athletes' Voices Pitch for Change Speaker SeriesVoting, Political Action, and Involvement: 
Locally, Nationally, Globally - Athletes Influencing the Vote

The webinar will address the role of athletes in driving social change at the...

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2020 Apr 30

WIGH Fellows Presentation: Malcolm Jenkins, “Little Africa and the Tulsa Massacre: Discovering the Historical Legacy"  

1:30pm to 2:30pm

“Little Africa and the Tulsa Massacre: Discovering the Historical Legacy"  
Malcolm Jenkins, WIGH Visiting Fellow; New Orleans Saints; Founder, Malcolm Jenkins Foundation

Malcolm Jenkins is developing a documentary film project on the 1921 Tulsa Massacre, which destroyed the wealthiest Black community in America at the time, often known as "Black Wall Street." Jenkins, along with collaborator ...

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