We must do better for Adam Jones and others
USA Today - 05/02/2017
The time for simply being sorry that racism is alive and well in this country is long gone. It’s time to actually do something, and sports is the only platform with broad enough appeal to have a chance of accomplishing it.
“We always avoid the conversation,” said Dan Lebowitz, executive director of the Center for the Study of Sport in Society at Northeastern University. “The best way to move forward in anything is to move out of the denial stage. Move into an accountability stage and address the issue in a way that has meaning. We’ve avoided that conversation.”