Be Conscious Ep1 – Damien Barling and Author Howard Bryant

The premiere episode of Be Conscious features ESPN senior writer and author of The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and The Politics of Patriotism, Howard Bryant. Damien lays out and replays Colin Kaepernicks original remarks following the first time it was noticed he was sitting during the anthem. Damien and Howard discuss how easily his message got lost, why former civil rights athletes are remembered and celebrated so differently now, Malcolm Jenkins place in The Heritage, and will Donald Trump ultimately be what unites the NFLPA. 

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Email: dbarling@saclocalmedia.com 

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