Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Zach Banner will host a virtual discussion on Feb. 17 about combating anti-Semitism and racial injustice, in addition to the need for unity.
Joining Banner as panelists in the online conversation “Athletes Against Antisemitism” will be Washington Nationals first baseman Josh Bell; Washington Mystics WNBA champion Alysha Clark; Jasiri X, hip-hop artist and co-founder of activist group 1Hood; and Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, leader of the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Synagogue in Pittsburgh, site of the mass shooting in October 2018 that resulted in the deaths of 11 Jewish worshippers at synagogue.
The 90-minute program will take place in two parts. The first will center on the Pittsburgh community, with guests Myers and Jasiri X discussing “the current national and local crisis of anti-Semitism and white supremacy, ongoing unified efforts in Pittsburgh to combat hate and important tools, resources and next steps to engage more citizens in this movement.”
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