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A story about racism, DEI and the economics of college athletics
May 1, 2024

A story about racism, DEI and the economics of college athletics

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Birmingham's mayor is calling on Black athletes to boycott playing sports at Alabama institutions over a law restricting DEI curriculum.

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New Alabama law pushes back against DEI curriculum

May 1, 2024
In response, the mayor of Birmingham is calling on Black athletes to boycott the state's colleges and universities.
A new Alabama law limits publicly funded institutions from endorsing or mandating DEI programs.
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The team

Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC