45 min

Celebrating Juneteenth and Pride Beyond28

    • Society & Culture

In honor of Juneteenth and Pride Month, this month's episode of Beyond28 celebrates the legacy of the Bay Area in establishing both of these important national traditions. Host Marc J. Spears of ESPN's The Undefeated is joined by Warriors forward and Bay Area native Juan Toscano-Anderson (5:59) to discuss his Mexican and African-American heritage and his growing embrace of the Juneteenth celebration. Next twin brothers Jarron and Jason Collins (18:50) explore intersectionality in the black community and Jason's decision to come out as only the second openly gay active NBA player. To cap off the episode, Marc revisits the work of Rachel Townsend (37:38), the woman credited with keeping San Francisco's Juneteenth celebration alive.

In honor of Juneteenth and Pride Month, this month's episode of Beyond28 celebrates the legacy of the Bay Area in establishing both of these important national traditions. Host Marc J. Spears of ESPN's The Undefeated is joined by Warriors forward and Bay Area native Juan Toscano-Anderson (5:59) to discuss his Mexican and African-American heritage and his growing embrace of the Juneteenth celebration. Next twin brothers Jarron and Jason Collins (18:50) explore intersectionality in the black community and Jason's decision to come out as only the second openly gay active NBA player. To cap off the episode, Marc revisits the work of Rachel Townsend (37:38), the woman credited with keeping San Francisco's Juneteenth celebration alive.

45 min

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