Socioeconomic inequalities embedded in sports

Some people turn to sports as an escape from hot-button issues like racial inequality, but the irony is sports is extensive with its own issues, as made evident by events like NFL players’ protests.

Sports, like any other social institution, often serve as a mirror to society, a microcosm of what is happening in the greater whole.

Read more at The Daily Helmsman.

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