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Athletes Who Inspired Off The Field In 2016





Athletes flexed their muscles off the field on a wide range of social and political issues in 2016.

Star players from the NBA, the NFL and women’s soccer showed their support for the Black Lives Matter movement and eliminating the pay gap between men and women, while the Olympics provided a stage for a marathon runner to highlight a persecuted ethnic group in Ethiopia. Other sports figures made their voices heard on issues like medical marijuana and the refugee crisis.

Here’s a look back at the year in athlete activism.

Black Lives Matter

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Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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