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The Atlanta Hawks, ESPN & National Center for Civil & Human Rights Team Up For The Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change Exhibit (Vlog) [Video]

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The Atlanta Hawks are kicking off the 2016-17 NBA in a very special way. The Hawks have teamed up with ESPN and the National Center for Civil Human Rights and they will be displaying the Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change exhibition for the next few weeks. The exhibit which has a theme of inclusion and honors local non-profits who support that mission, will be on display at Philips Arena until November. 

breaking-barriers-500x281 The Atlanta Hawks, ESPN & National Center for Civil & Human Rights Team Up For The "Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change Exhibit" (Vlog)

“The timeliness of the Breaking Barriers exhibit aligns perfectly with our mission to ‘unite and entertain the city of Atlanta through basketball.’ We are humbled and honored to perpetuate the significant ways athletes and sports have helped move the nation toward greater acceptance and understanding of our diverse citizenry,” said Nzinga Shaw, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena.

The exhibition, which made its debut during this summer’s ESPY Awards and Sports Humanitarian of the Year Awards in Los Angeles, chronicles the “extraordinary stories …

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