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Expert to speak on sports and justice

Sports, justice and activism are the topics that will be discussed by an internationally recognized expert on sports issues Nov. 4 at Kalamazoo College.

“Just Sport: A Conversation about Sports, Justice and Activism with Richard Lapchick” will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the college’s Stetson Chapel. Dr. Lisa Brock, of Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, will talk with Lapchick.

Often described as “the racial conscience of sport,” Lapchick is the president of the Institute for Sport and Social Justice, director of the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports, and the author of more than 600 articles and 17 books.

The local event is sponsored by the Arcus Center, K-College’s athletics department, Western Michigan University, the Fetzer Institute and Transformations Spirituality Center.

It is free, but registration to reserve a seat is recommended. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and reserved seats will be held until 7:15 p.m. To reserve a seat or for more information, visit