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S03 E07 – Athletes & Activism


Professional athletes, like any celebrities, have huge followings and can influence positive change; yet they are often expected to temper and censor their statements on politics, social justice, and activism.

Join J.R. Jamison and Kelsey Timmerman as they discuss Athletes & Activism.

Photo – By Ron Cogswell via Flickr Creative Commons: https://flic.kr/p/DH81JN.

Stories –

  • Momma’s Boy
    Jessie Bates III’s story as told to Mitchell Carter from Facing Social Justice in Sports
  • Untitled
    Trey Moses’s story as told to Thomas Deckard from Facing Social Justice in Sports 

Music – 

Original air date: May 29, 2021

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