Conversations About Race & Racism
The launch of the series was announced by University Athletic Association (UAA) Executive Vice President Dick Rasmussen on June 19, 2020 with the focus on sharing the stories of those who navigate society, educational institutions, and athletics as people of color. “Stories, personal stories, are powerful. They have the ability to touch us to act — in public and more importantly, in our personal lives — as we interact with those we know and those ‘others’ whom we don’t know,” he stated.
Below are the features of those stories from Carnegie Mellon student-athletes, coaches and staff.