Episode: Black Athletes, Mascots, and Jerry Falwell


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Black Athletes, Mascots, and Jerry Falwell

In this episode of Footnotes Jemar goes a bit heavy on the “sportsball” stories but mixed with a heaping dose of justice, he talks about the brilliant expose about Liberty University president Jerry Falwell, Jr., and he questions why white evangelicals waged a concerted effort to mount a primary challenger to Donald Trump.

Links:

It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/10/black-athletes-should-leave-white-colleges/596629/
Notre Dame’s mascots are breaking barriers. They should be celebrated — not trolled. - https://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-notre-dame-leprechaun-mascot-20190910-omzbgcnbxrf4jnkcm2nobhoage-story.html
‘Someone’s Gotta Tell the Freakin’ Truth’: Jerry Falwell’s Aides Break Their Silence” - https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/09/09/jerry-falwell-liberty-university-loans-227914
Primary challenges show potential cracks in Trump's GOP - https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/460585-primary-challenges-show-potential-cracks-in-trumps-gop



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