Title IX celebrations expose inequalities in sport for women, communities of color

Friday marked the 45th anniversary of Title IX, a federal law stating “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

Coinciding with Olympic Day, a global celebration of the birth of the modern Olympic Games and sport, the application of Title IX to athletics has gained significant public visibility and consistently inspires dialogue and action for change.

As the milestone for Title IX garnered much deserved attention, a few reports on the state of diversity and inclusion in various sectors of sport were released commemorating the occasion.

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