An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility, and Violence

Jemele Hill hosts a roundtable discussion in featuring athletes, police & community leaders on responsibility and gun violence.

Marcellus Wiley speaks at “An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility, and Violence” on August 25, 2016 at the South Side YMCA in Chicago, Illinois. Four panels made up of community members, athletes and journalist talked about the issues of gun violence, solutions and the roles that athletes have to help the solve the issues. Brent Lewis/The Undefeated

Marcellus Wiley speaks at “An Undefeated Conversation: Athletes, Responsibility, and Violence” on August 25, 2016 at the South Side YMCA in Chicago, Illinois. Four panels made up of community members, athletes and journalist talked about the issues of gun violence, solutions and the roles that athletes have to help the solve the issues. Brent Lewis/The Undefeated

dang E rous

dang E rous

The dangerous E's: Entitlement, Egocentrism, Ethnocentrism & Essentialism.

I tend to take things at face value while also allowing others to live. A self-reference approach, where I regularly use "to-me" language, reminding myself and others of the self-locality of my views and to explicitly affirm the rights of others to hold their own.  

Science.

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Unknown Black Male

Unknown Black Male

My story is familiar to many other unknown black males across these united of states. I’ve had my share of police stops with those charged to protect and serve. In most cases where I was responsible; speeding, failure to appear (long story) I was treated fairly – I believe it is worth mentioning that these interactions came from State Troopers and Sheriffs Deputies.

My experience with local police has always been unsettling.

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