I am Not Trayvon Martin / " I am not Trayvon Martin. When I was 14 I was caught in the middle of the night by a neighborhood watch setting fire to a stack of newspapers. Trayvon Martin was walking home with a bag of skittles. I was taken home to my parents. Trayvon was shot and killed."
Caleb Hartwig: #RacismInSports #HowIsThisStillHappening . This article explains how there is still racism in sports. How can we be color blind and a post racial society if there are things like this still happening. People who are suppose to be a team are using racial slurs against each other and threats (Fitzgerald, 2014, p. 407). #Chapter11
Tennis ChampionSerena Williams knows too well the systemic racism Black women face in their professional lives. In a recent piece for Fortune Magazine Williams advocated for equal salaries and brought Black Womens Equal Pay Day which was Monday July 31st. Id like to acknowledge the many realities Black women face every day she writes. To recognize that women of color have to workon averageeight months longer to earn the same as their male counterparts do in one year. To bring attention to…
We Can’t Tackle Racism In Sports Without Talking About One Huge Racist Thing Across All Of Them