WVIA Special Presentations

Conversations for the Common Good - Sport, Race and Protest

Season 2020 Episode 2 | 55m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

From John Carlos and Tommie Smith raising a black-gloved fist from the medal stand at the1968 Olympic Games to NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem, there has been continuous debate whether it’s appropriate or effective for athletes to protest during sporting events.

Aired: 01/09/20

Rating: NR

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WVIA Special Presentations is a local public television program presented by WVIA.