Stand Up Speak Out Against Racism

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Today ABC’s Brent Musberger had an excellent feature on the World Cup telecast about Stand up and Speak Out an effort started by Arsenal and France Striker Theirry Henry and Nike to counter the racism that is prevalent in many European Football stadiums particularly in Italy, and Spain. Recently the English national team which has many black players was subject to constant monkey chants and banana peels thrown on the field by fans at a friendly played in Spain.

I encourage everybody to visit the web site and do your part:

http://www.nike.com/standupspeakup/en/home.jsp?page=home

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