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When Black Athletes Take A Political Stand

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Black athletes are some of today’s most vocal social critics – from Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem to LeBron James wearing an “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirt following Eric Garner’s death. ESPN senior writer Howard Bryant joins us to talk about the history of black ballplayers speaking out – from Jackie Robinson to the present. His new book is called “The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism” (Beacon Press).