Members of the Kentucky Women’s Basketball Team are using their platform to stand up for what they believe in.
On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the UK Hoops team will host a Social Justice March and Unity Fair on Kentucky’s campus in order to raise awareness regarding police brutality, mental health conversations, the importance of voting, and many other important social issues.
The march will start at 11:00 a.m. outside the William T. Young Library and finish up at the Bowman Statue, located right across the street from Memorial Coliseum, around 11:20. The Unity Fair will follow immediately after, running until 4:00 p.m.
Our players are hosting a Social Justice March and Unity Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 16 on campus.
— Kentucky WBB (@KentuckyWBB) September 11, 2020
“University of Kentucky WBB players want to bring awareness to police brutality, inform our peers on how these issues after the black community, encourage our peers to exercise their right to vote, demand justice for injustices, provide mental health information and resources and spread love through these tough times.” read the statement from the Kentucky Women’s Basketball Twitter account.
Masks are required for the event and 6-foot social distancing is encouraged. You can easily sign up to attend by clicking the link here.