NAACP Athletes, Higher Ed Accountability
June 30, 2021 @ 8:00 PM EDT
NAACP hosted this Access Live event to discuss civil rights and social justice in the United States. This event featured Derrick Johnson, NAACP President & CEO; Sheyl Swoopes, Former WNBA player; Derrick Coleman, Former NBA player; Kevin Blackistone, Journalist; Josina Anderson, Journalist; Eddie George, Head Football Coach, Tennessee State University; Kerry Davis, Athletic Director, Howard University; and Michael Meyer-Shipp, Chief People and Culture Officer, Major League Baseball. They discussed the role sports plays in the narrative of Black America, social justice movements in sports, and recent court rulings impacting the sports world.