WATCH: WNBA champion Swoopes, NFL champ Doug Williams discuss HBCUs at MLK panel


Honorees for the Memphis Grizzlies’ Earl Lloyd Sports Legacy award gathered for a discussion at the National Civil Rights Museum on the Intersectionality of Sports and Race – and among the topics were the role that historically black colleges and universities play in athletics.

Hosted by the Grizzlies’ Michael Wallace, the panel featured:

  • WNBA Star Sheryle Swoopes
  • NBA Hall of Famer Robert Parish
  • NFL Legend Doug Williams
  • Former NBA star Caron Butler
  • Former NBA All-Star Grant Hill
  • Marc Spears, journalist for The Undefeated

The Grizzlies livestreamed the event on their Youtube channel: