Ep. 182 Athletes and Activism with Dave Zirin

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Today we're joined by sportswriter, journalist, and podcaster Dave Zirin to discuss his new book The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing the World. We talk about the impact of Colin Kaepernick's NFL protest in 2016, the psyche of young activists, and the best sports protest moments of all time.


You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks' Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2021/09/22/ep-182-dave-zirin


The Stacks Book Club selection for September is Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson. We will discuss the book with Derecka Purnell on Wednesday September 29th.


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