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Sports and Social Change?

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From Jackie Robinson to Jack Johnson, sports has long been one of the most visible arenas in which America has wrestled with issues of race and justice. On April 11 and 12, PBS will air the film on Jackie Robinson I made with Sarah Burns...

From Jackie Robinson to Jack Johnson, sports has long been one of the most visible arenas in which America has wrestled with issues of race and justice. On April 11 and 12, PBS will air the film on Jackie Robinson I made with Sarah Burns and David McMahon - you can learn more about it here. I thought I’d share a few scenes from that film, and the one we made on Jack Johnson, and invite you all to share moments from the world of sport that reveal our struggles - successful and not.
Ken Burns
Apr 5, 2016
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The Complete Summary Of The Don Imus "Nappy Headed" Incident
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Don Imus' Racist Comments

On the April 4th edition of MSNBC's Imus in the Morning, host Don Imus referred to the Rutgers University women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hoes" immediately after the show's executive producer, Bernard McGuirk, called the team "hard-core hoes."

Imus was fired on April 11th 2007 with a severance pack of 45 Million Dollars. Justice? Hardly.
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