Updated: Nov 2, 2021
For Michigan coach Juwan Howard, participating in the inaugural Coaches vs. Racism event against Prairie View A&M in Washington, D.C. this year was a “no-brainer.”
The soon-to-be annual event was founded to help bring an end to systemic racism in sports, highlight players from HBCUs that are traditionally overlooked by talent scouts and raise money for marginalized students for college tuition.
“I thought that it would be special for us to really go out and do what we can to help the HBCUs,” Howard said at a virtual press conference on Tuesday. “We look at some of the resources that we have that the HBCUs do not have, I saw that this would be a nice fundraiser to help in any way with any resources that they’re lacking.” READ MORE >>>