The Six Cents Report

Social Justice League - 6CR #93

October 16, 2020

Social justice has taken pro sports by storm in 2020. Darnell & Joel discuss the four major north american sports leagues social justice activism:  

  • NHL: Hockey Diversity Alliance
  • NFL: black national anthem & Antwon Rose
  • MLB: former leader of social justice
  • NBA: leading the social justice charge

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Song from our intro: Sho Baraka - Pedantic

References:

NHL

HDA cuts ties with NHL, calls league's equality work 'performative'

NHL Announces Initiatives to Combat Racism and Accelerate Its Inclusion Efforts

NHL players group demands league pay $100 million and change blue line to 'black line' for racial equality

EXCLUSIVE: NHL players express frustration over league's decision to postpone games for BLM protest

NFL

NFL to Play Black National Anthem Before 'The Star-Spangled Banner' During All Week 1 Games: Report

Only one Steelers player covered up the name of a police shooting victim on his helmet

Former officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in death of Antwon Rose

MLB

Once a Leader of Social Justice, MLB Is Now Embarrassingly Behind the Times

Baseball is making Black Lives Matter center stage on Opening Day

MLB Player Who Declined To Kneel For BLM Opted ‘Out Of Humanity,’ NBC Sports Writer Says

NBA

Adam Silver: NBA Social Justice Messaging Will Be Largely Left Off The Court Next Season

NBA Player’s Economic Social Justice Message Fails to Get League Approval

Magic's Jonathan Isaac Explains Not Kneeling for Anthem or Wearing BLM Shirt

TV Ratings: NBA Finals Rise, Hit Audience High With Game 5

Lakers and Heat’s NBA Finals TV ratings are recent winners but historic losers

Other

Unconscious bias training is no way to solve ethnic disparities

Why unconscious bias training does not work

Diversity Training Doesn’t Work

It’s Not Justice To Justify Criminals

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