By Kelvin Beachum, Arizona Cardinals Offensive Tackle and Players Coalition Task Force Member and Jessica Rosenworcel, Acting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman who believes that the future belongs to the connected. …


By Players Coalition

Like so many following this trial, we applaud today’s verdict. We must also recognize that we have so much more to do. In 2020 there were only 18 days where police did not kill someone. Police are only convicted of murder less than one percent of the…


By Players Coalition

During last year’s Utah Challenge Cup, the Black athletes in the National Women’s Soccer League realized that they needed to mobilize. Out of that realization came the Black Women’s Player Collective (BWPC).

“[BWPC] started because a statement was made on behalf of the athletes in the league…


By Black Players for Change

Photo Credit: Lorie Shaull

We are only a few days into the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd last May, and emotions are high. The rarity of such a proceeding against a cop, combined with the poor success rates of securing a…


By Players Coalition

Earlier this month, Players Coalition had the opportunity to sit down with former professional softball player and entrepreneur Lauren Chamberlain to discuss advocacy, activism, and some of the discrimination faced by female athletes.

The conversation took place just days after the NCAA found itself in hot water…


By: The Members and Advocates of the Black Women’s Player Collective

Saturday, March 13th marks one year since the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old, unarmed black woman, killed in her home during the execution of a no-knock search warrant. Last March, the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) forced entry…


By Players Coalition

This month marks one year since the Coronavirus pandemic began wreaking havoc in the United States of America, leading to more than 500,000 deaths, stay-at-home orders, economic downturn and a slew of other negative side effects.

Since March of 2020, the majority of America’s 56.4 million K-12…


By Players Coalition Members — Torrey Smith (Former NFL Player), Aveion Cason (Former NFL Player) and Jeremy Ebobisse (MLS Player)

Artwork by Laurel Raymond (@RayOfLaurel)

The United States prides itself on guaranteeing all citizens the unalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, but it remains the only nation in the world that…


By Justin Morrow, Toronto FC Full Back and Players Coalition Supporter

Justin Morrow, a native of Cleveland, is a full back with the Toronto FC and Players Coalition Supporter.

In May of this year, the country reeled as we watched a video of two men hunting down and then killing Ahmaud Arbery, and then learned that the prosecutor on the case believed that the state’s stand your ground…


By Adalius Thomas, Former All-Pro NFL Linebacker and Players Coalition Advocate

In May, the nation witnessed police officers murder George Floyd. For months protesters rallied against decades of police brutality, while demanding elected officials consider a paradigm shift to hold law enforcement accountable. …

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