Jermaine ScottJoin the Lafayette men’s soccer LEAD Council in welcoming Jermaine Scott, assistant professor of history at Florida Atlantic University, for a presentation,  “(Don’t) Shut Up and Play: A History of Black Athletic Activism in the United States.” The history of Black athletic activism stretches back to the beginning of the 20th century and has significantly shaped the character of U.S. racial politics. This presentation accounts for this history, reveals the ways Black athletes have historically tapped into their arsenal of power to resist racism both on and off the field of play, and offers suggestions on ways to take action. Learn more and register.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use basic HTML tags and attributes.