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Athletes Speak Out In Support Of Racial Justice As Sports Return

Iowa became the first state to resume high school sports this week and the members of one baseball team knelt during the National Anthem to support the protests against racial injustice. On Wednesday, England’s Premier League resumed its season and players also kneeled.

Host Robin Young speaks with Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca. He hosts the daily podcast The Gist.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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