Take MLK’s name out your mouth: An open letter to Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney | theGrio

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Take MLK’s name out your mouth: An open letter to Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney | theGrio

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» Teaching Materials — activism in sports  by the Zinn Education Project

The strike by the University of Missouri football team has led to the resignation (this morning) of the president of the university, Tim Wolfe. This is a great week to teach about the people’s history of sports. Here are some classroom resources: http://bit.ly/1Pl2UuP and here is the article by Dave Zirin about the football team’s strike from The Nation Magazine.

For the First Time in History, the World Series Is Between Two Teams That Were Never Segregated | The Nation

“Conflicting styles make or break great fights. Ali vs. Frazier was a great fight. Ali v. Wepner was not. The 2015 World Series on paper looks like it could be the former: a clash of contrasting, intriguing methodologies and matchups…But this World Series represents more than just series of tantalizing face-offs. It also has some historical bite.”

 

Read on here: For the First Time in History, the World Series Is Between Two Teams That Were Never Segregated