Civil Rights & Sports | Olympic Pride, American Prejudice


Navy MemorialFri, Jul 14, 2017 6:30 PM Not Available


In 1936 when 18 African-American athletes participated in the Berlin Olympic Games, history forgot all except one. This is the story of the other 17.
The screening will be followed by a conversation with Meredith Pollard Russell, the granddaughter of Fritz Pollard, Jr.; Deborah Riley Draper, Filmmaker; Sonja Robinson, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, NCAA; and Amy Tiemann, Executive Producer. The conversation will be moderated by Kevin Merida, Editor-in-Chief, ESPN’s The Undefeated.

Sponsored by NCAA and NFL

Friday, July 14 | 6:30 p.m.
Navy Memorial
701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Tickets: Free with Reservation