Activism in Sports

July 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History

The John Lewis Fellowship | Humanity in Action Program in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research
Library will host Activism in Sports. In partnership with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc.,
Humanity in Action brings together a group of 30 American and European university students for an intensive
program about diversity and Civil Rights in America. This moderated community discussion will examine the
history and contemporary relevance of social activism in sports in the United States. This event will feature
“The Kennesaw Five” Kennesaw State University (KSU) cheerleaders who kneeled in protest during the playing
of the National anthem at a KSU college football home game.