MLS players form 'Black Players Coalition' to fight racism and elevate black voices in North American football

26 June 2020

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Photo: PA Images Toronto FC full-back Justin Morrow will serve as the Black Players Colation's executive director.

The MLS has pledged its support to the collation who intends to address racial inequalities and positively impact black communities across the US and Canada.

More than 70 black players have joined and secured charitable contributions of $75,000 from the MLS Players Association.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

More than 70 black players from the MLS have joined a just-established coalition who intends to fight racism and elevate black voices in North American football.

Titled 'Black Players Coalition' (BPC), it intends to address racial inequalities and positively impact black communities across the US and Canada and has received support from the MLS itself. 

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