A Symposium on Civil Rights and Sports

2015 Living Legacy Award Recipient - The Honorable Kevin M. Johnson

Johnson was honored by the California Chapter of the NAACP with a Living Legacy Award during a ceremony at Crocker Art Museum. In acknowledgment of the recognition, Johnson said he wanted to engage five close friends in the discussion.

Participating in the Civil Rights and Sports Symposium’s panel were former Major League Baseball managers Dusty Baker and Jerry Manuel; sociologist and former UC Berkeley professor Harry Edwards; basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; and former San Francisco Mayor and Assembly Speaker Willie Brown.