When Fighting Racism, Do Sports Matter?

When Fighting Racism, Do Sports Matter?

On this week’s episode of the Edge of Sports podcast, we discuss the NBA, race and sports, and the police murder of Tyre Nichols.

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This week we talk to Ian Kennedy, author of the new book On Account of Darkness: Shining a Light on Race and Sport. We also speak to Michael Lee of The Washington Post about the NBA’s reaction to the police murder of Tyre Nichols.

We have a Just Stand Up award to everyone lifting up their voice to protest the police murder of Tyre Nichols and a Just Sit Down award to Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass for her continuation of politics-as-usual in the City of Angels.

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