Monday, June 01, 2020

UT Athletics statement
The athletics department at the University of Tennessee released a joint statement Sunday calling on fans to combat racism. It was issued by Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer and signed by the department's 15 head coaches. It says in part,"Right now, our student-athletes are hurting. They navigate an emotional road of sadness, confusion and rage. Our black student-athletes carry the added burden of fear and hopelessness that seemingly will not cease. As Tennessee head coaches, we are now calling on anyone who is a fan of the Vols and Lady Vols. Let us all refuse to accept or tolerate the unjust treatment of our black neighbors. Let us challenge those who attempt to justify, dismiss, ignore or explain away mistreatment of blacks or any other person of color. Let us meet this standard head-on, out loud. Demand action that leads to change and PROGRESS. This is a basic, human principle that, among some, seems to have become as endangered as basic human rights for blacks in our communities." The statement ends with a call for all fans to support black student-athletes both in and out of the stadium. "Vol Nation, let's rise to the challenge to meet a new standard. If you're going to support our black student-athletes when they compete, please have the courage to support them and their families in their daily pursuit of peace, happiness and equity."


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