Blog: Higher Ed Gamma2020 witnessed the most boisterous summer of student athlete activism in half a century. Not since the late 1960s revolt of the Black athlete had college athletes been so outspoken. A letter from athletes to the…

Coach John Thompson, Jr. died on August 30, 2020, at the age of 78.  He redefined college basketball and challenged stereotypes of Black masculinity and mental aptitude.  ESPN host Michael Wilbon called him a mentor…