Off the Field: Community Features

Activism in Sports: Then & Now

Feb 25, 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, 49ers B.U.I.L.D. and 49ers social justice grant recipient, 100 Black Men of the Bay Area, teamed up for a conversation around sports and activism: highlighting the history and legacy of activism in sports and looking towards the future as athletes today continue to use their platform to contribute to positive social progress. Panelists include 1968 Olympic gold medalist, Dr. Tommie Smith, Fresh Lifelines for Youth Executive Director, Ali Knight, and 49ers defensive lineman Arik Armstead.

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