IOC and UN Women Host Panel on “Racing Towards Gender Equality”
Donna de Varona
Two-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, Emmy-winning sports broadcaster, activist and IOC Woman and Sport Commission member
Athletes United for Peace Board
Talks about Title IX and it's impact on Women's Sports
Filiz Sevil and Barbara Horne
Athletes United for Peace Dubai and Middle East
and AUP Board
came out to celebrate women in sports.
Sorry for the poor quality video but the message is important.
"Before Colin Kaepernick, one NFL player silently protested the national anthem, and it was closer to the time that Tommie Smith and John Carlos made their protest, than to when Kaepernick made his.
But David Meggyesy, former linebacker, activist author and players'union executive, was alone among players back in 1968. Kaepernick has now been joined by a teammate, a fellow NFL player and, notably, U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe last weekend"