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College Basketball Analyst and Activist Talk Sports, Social Justice at Harvard IOP

Former National Basketball Association player Clark C. Kellogg and activist and former Institute of Politics fellow Brittany N. Packnett discussed sports, activism, and social justice at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Monday evening.

Kellogg and Packnett, in conversation with Peter A. Carfanga, a Harvard Law School lecturer, discussed the role that race, gender, and socioeconomic identity play in sports.

One audience member asked the panelists about their advice for athletes who face professional repercussions for speaking out about social issues.

Kellogg stressed the importance of believing in one’s cause before speaking out.

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