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Lecture Series: Sports and Social Protest

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A live broadcast of the Blacktop Xchange Sports Report in conjunction with One Night in Miami

Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us at Center Stage for a special Blacktop Xchange Sports Report live broadcast from Center Stage’s Head Theater.

WEAA’s 2015 lecture series will begin at Center Stage with a panel discussion broadcast live during the Blacktop Xchange Sports Report from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18. Hosts and veteran journalists Jerry Bembry and Ali Danois will moderate a discussion on athletes’ response to and activism against social injustice, including discussion of contemporary athletes and their response to Ferguson, and activists from the Civil Rights era, such as Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X. One Night in Miami playwright Kemp Powers will be joined by Mark Anthony Neal, professor of African and African-American Studies at Duke University, and to-be-named panelists for the discussion.

Tickets to the event are FREE, but capacity is limited. RSVP here to sign up. 

WEAA listeners can use promocode 15WEAAMIAMI and receive 20% off tickets to the January 18 performance of One Night in Miami following the live broadcast. Click here to purchase tickets: https://www.centerstage.org/ShowsandEvents/OneNightinMiami.aspx  

*Restrictions: Not valid on B seating. Offer ends 1/18 at midnight.

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