Political Expression and Activism in Today’s NBA with Adam Silver

Sports, Race and Society Lectures
March 24, 2015 7:00 PM
Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium
Sports, Race and Society Lectures
March 24, 2015 7:00 PM
Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium
Presenters:
Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Craig Robinson, Steve Mills, and Adam Silver


The inaugural event in the series, a conversation with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, New York Knicks General Manager Steve Mills ’81, ESPN analyst Craig Robinson ’83, and Eddie S. Glaude Jr., chair of the Center for African American Studies. The Ford Family Director of Athletics Mollie Marcoux ’91 will give opening remarks.

The Sports, Race and Society Lecture is an annual lecture at Princeton University jointly sponsored by the Center for African American Studies and Princeton University Department of Athletics. The series is supported by the Stephen C. Mills ’81 Fund.

The event is free and open to the public; tickets are required, and limited. Seating for the event is general admission. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m.

A reserved amount of tickets will be available to Princeton students starting Wednesday, March 11th at 10:00 a.m. Tickets can be picked up at the box office in the Frist Campus Center. Students may pick up one ticket per TigerCard and can present up to two TigerCards. Faculty and staff tickets will be available at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 13th using the same guidelines.

Tickets will be available to the general public starting March 18th at 10:00 a.m. and can be reserved through University Ticketing at 609-258-9220 and at the Frist Campus Center box office. There is a maximum of two tickets per person. Ticket distribution will continue, while supplies last, during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until March 24.

Video

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  1. 'The Pulse of Black Life in the Long 19th Century' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Autumn Womack 30:42
  2. 'Rethinking Empire and Democracy' Reena N. Goldthree, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. 44:49
  3. 'The Formation of Religio-Racial Identity' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Judith Weisenfeld 47:32
  4. 'What Was African American Marriage?' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Tera Hunter 44:59
  5. 'Before Cornel West, After Cornel West' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Cornel West 52:46
  6. 'An Insistence on Not Being Discouraged' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Chika Okeke-Agulu 55:19
  7. 'A Through Line for African American Studies' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Imani Perry 44:07
  8. 'Activism and Risk in the Face of Trump' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Asanni York, Destiny Crockett 43:02
  9. 'Langston Hughes, Religious Thinker' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Wallace Best 45:50
  10. 'Convergences and Dissonance' Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Keeanga-Yamahatta Taylor, Naomi Murakawa, & Imani Perry 60:08