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Athletes, Protest, and Patriotism

Update: Since 2016, countless athletes have knelt during the anthem to protest police shootings of unarmed black men. Follow Dave Zirin’s weekly column Edge of Sports to learn more. NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the “Star-Spangled Banner” has provoked a national conversation about athletes, protest, and patriotism. We share resources below for …

Teaching #BlackLivesMatter

In support of the Movement for Black Lives, we share this collection of teaching ideas and resources. The Movement for Black Lives challenges the ongoing murders of African Americans by the police and the long history of institutionalized racism. This resource collection was originally published in August of 2014, after the murder of Michael Brown in …