Colin Kaepernick's protest of racial injustice and police violence against African Americans has drawn more athletes into the dialogue.
With the NFL regular season approaching, some American football fans are getting a rude awakening from their off-season slumber.
Las Vegas Unite Here hotel workers join with Black golfers to urge the sport's professional associations to yank tournaments from Donald Trump's courses.
"I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well," wrote Jordan.
Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.
Ten years ago this week, in Turin, Italy, speed skater Shani Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games.
For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.
"He has not only enabled racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students."
The 6,500 athletes are accompanied by their 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators in attendance.
Braids flying, sticks scooping, American Indian lacrosse players of all ages bring back a tradition that's more than a game.