Some notable names in sports are continuing to have difficult conversations. Hear what Jimmy Rollins had to say about social injustice and inequality in “Race and Sports in America: Conversations.”
Gordon Parks used his camera to fight injustice. His powerful work is the subject of #MoMAVirtualViews . On 7/16 join Sarah Meister, @NicoleFleetwoo2 , & @KhalilGMuhammad for a live Q&A: 📸 Gordon Parks, “Untitled, Chicago, Illinois,” 1957. © @GParksFound
.“Whether covering Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017 or reporting on caravans at the southern border in 2018, Calderon stresses the importance of confronting racism head on, using her platform to report on and expose injustice. Calderon’s powerful story will resonate with”.
CBS allocates 25% of script budget to projects from people of color, NBA’s Toronto Raptors roll out Black Lives Matter buses, Denver Ad School urges agencies to contribute to new Black student education fund, ...and more responses to racial injustice:
What does it mean to be an anti-racist company? As #BlackLivesMatter protests prompt organizations to rethink the way they do business, here are some ideas about how to combat injustice.
Racial injustice goes far beyond police brutality. Black families have 1/10th the wealth of white families, over half of Black workers earn less than $15/hour, and Black families are much less likely to have decent health insurance. The fight for justice continues on all fronts.
People need to understand how huge this is. Maya Moore is one of the most decorated basketball players of all time and she halted her career IN HER PRIME to right an injustice. This is just amazing.
As Bobby Kennedy taught us, the thing about hope is that it travels through space *and* time, first splashing against the rocks, but eventually breaking down the walls of cruelty and injustice. And if we do our best with the time we’re given, others will take hope in our example.