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Sports and Politics: Then and Now

  • Ongoing: until Monday, January 2, 2017
  • Thursday: 7:00pm
  • Where: California State University Los Angeles
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: Not available

In conjunction with the exhibit “Race, Politics, and Propaganda: The Nazi Olympics, Berlin 1936,” join a discussion with Melina Abdullah, professor and chair of Pan-African Studies at California State University Los Angeles; Susan Bachrach, curator, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and Derrick Z. Jackson, essayist for the Boston Globe and ESPN's The Undefeated and a Fall 2016 Shorenstein Fellow at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government at the California African American Museum from 7 - 9 p.m. for a discussion about what happens when athletes protest, focusing on the actions of individual athletes from 1936 to the present and the challenges and opportunities that arise when politics and sports intersect.

This event was posted Jan. 20, 2017 and last updated Jan. 20, 2017