Responding to Reality: Athletes, Activism, and Free Expression

December 5, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Do public figures have a right or responsibility to challenge institutional racism? Join the Center for Urban Education for a panel discussion featuring current and former athletes, media, administrators and policymakers on the societal and cultural implications of athletes using their platforms to advocate for social justice.

Panelists:
Sean Gentille, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Anna Hollis, Amachi Pittsburgh
Mike Logan, fomer NFL player
LaTonya Salley-Sharif, athletic director, Holy Family Academy
Ian Troost, former Pitt football player

Moderated by Dr. John Singer and Dr. Dana Thompson Dorsey

Reception at 5 p.m., program at 5:30. This event is free and open to the public, though advance registration is appreciated.

Location and Address

CUE Commons
4303 Posvar Hall
230 S. Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15260