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Sports & Civil Rights History Panel

Submitted by Alexandra Colley Dusablon on May 14, 2021 - 1:29pm

On Wednesday, May 12, the Department of History hosted a panel titled, "Sports & Civil Rights History." The panel was moderated by UW Professor of Sociology and Presidential Term Professor Alexes Harris and featured Seattle Storm co-owner Dawn Trudeau, Mariners player Braden Bishop, sportswriter Dave Zirin, GVSU Professor Louis Moore, and WSU Professor David Leonard. As historians, athletes, and sports leaders, the speakers discussed the role that athletes and sports organizations have played in the fight against racism and sexism both on and off the field throughout history.

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