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.

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