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October 31, 2017
ASU Fulton Center, Lincoln Conference Room, 300 E University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
September 11, 2017
First Amendment Forum, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 555 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Kenneth L. Shropshire, CEO of the ASU Global Sport Institute and the Adidas Distinguished Professor in Global Sport, explored the unifying power of sports with Brett Kurland, director of Cronkite News — Phoenix Sports Bureau.

See the full event video here.

August 29, 2017
adidas Brand Flagship Store, 565 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10017

The Global Sport Institute at ASU, in conjunction with adidas NYC and New America NYC, joined forces for a conversation on how local, national, and international policies — as well as cultural and socioeconomic barriers — impact sports access and participation.

August 11, 2017
100 Edgartown Rd, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Roger Guenveur Smith gives voice to the man at the center of the brutal police beating that helped fuel the 1992 LA riots.

Followed by a Color of Conversation with
• Roger Guenveur Smith
• Director Spike Lee
• Global Sport Institute CEO Kenneth L. Shropshire discussing how African American athletes are using their prominence to shine a light on police brutality.

August 9, 2017
Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, 100 Edgartown Road, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

This event shared the story of six young female basketball players on Skylar Diggins' AAU team as they set out to prove that they are among the best basketball players in the country.   

The Film Screening was followed by a Color of Conversation with: 
• Producer Crystal McCrary
• ASU Hall of Famer and former WNBA pro Kym Hampton
• Dr. Scott Brooks, author of Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Title IX and Black Men Can’t Shoot