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Beyond the Field

Athletics and Activism

Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins spoke on campus Feb. 21 during “Beyond the Field,” a Cooper Series event also highlighted as part of the College’s yearlong Celebration of Black Excellence.

Following a panel of student-athletes discussing the role of athletics in social change, Jenkins described his work in activism, athletics, and empowerment in the modern political era.

He was joined by Assistant Professor of Sociology and Black Studies Nina Johnson, who works to raise public awareness of inequality. 


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