NBC Sports' Damon Hack will be hosting "Race and Sports in America: Conversations," a primetime special that is set to cover social injustice, conversations on race and how sports can combat inequality.
One of the athletes featured is former Sixer and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley.
All this stuff has been set in place to weaponize against Black people and poor people for a long time," Barkley said. "What I can do now, all of us can say, ‘What can I do going forward? … I want to be part of the solution, not the problem.' Because if you're not part of the solution you're a part of the problem.
Here are the essentials:
When: Monday July 13 at 8 p.m. ET
Live stream: GOLF Channel, NBCSN, NBC Sports Regional Networks and Olympic Channel. Or stream here.
While Barkley doesn't support the notion of abolishing the police, he does see a need for change.
The first thing we need, we need police reform," Barkley said. "We need cops but we need good cops. We need to hold cops accountable if they do something wrong. … If you're a cop, and you saw what happened to [George] Floyd, and you think that was alright, you shouldn't be a cop.
For more details, including a full list of guests and topics discussed, click here.
Charles Barkley takes part in 'Race and Sports in America: Conversations' originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia