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Social Science and Public Policy

Sports and Resistance in the U.S.

March 25, 2022 at 4:00pm5:30pm

Maxwell Hall, Maxwell Auditorium

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The State of Democracy Lecture Series will present Dave Zirin, Sports Editor for The Nation, a progressive magazine dedicated to politics and culture. Zirin writes a blog for the magazine named Edge of Sports,a weekly sports column, where he covers the politics of sports. In his lecture, he will discuss his new book, “The Kaepernick Effect: Taking A Knee, Changing The World.” The book contains riveting and inspiring first-person stories of how ‘taking a knee’ triggered an awakening in sports (The New Press, 2021).

Reception and book signing will follow the lecture. This lecture series is coordinated by the Campbell Public Affairs Institute. A Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be available. If you require additional accommodations, please contact Jackie Nocevski at or 315.443.5850 or 9707.

This event was first published on March 10, 2022 and last updated on January 19, 2023.

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