On this weeks show Shireen Ahmed and Jessica Luther talk about the NHL’s response to #takeaknee and the anthem protests, the role of race, and our utter exhaustion with people being purposefully ignorant about why people are kneeling. Lindsay Gibbs interviews professional baller Kelsey Bone about the anthem protests and her career.
As always, you’ll hear the Burn Pile, Bad Ass Woman of the Week, and What’s Good in our worlds.
And as promised, here are the relief efforts that athletes have set up to help those affected by Irma and Maria in the Caribbean:
- Monica Puig’s: https://www.youcaring.com/victimsofhurricanemariainpuertorico-956371
- Carmelo Anthony’s: www.youcaring.com/puertorico-956698
- Tim Duncan’s: https://www.youcaring.com/21usvirginislandrelieffund-942738
- Karina LeBlanc’s with UNICEF: https://secure.unicef.ca/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1672&ea.campaign.id=47130
- Jorge Posada’s: https://www.youcaring.com/familiesandkidsdevastatedbyhurricanemaria-956568
For links and a transcript…
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