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Breaking Barriers in Brooklyn, from Jackie Robinson to Jason Collins

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Jason Collins, the first openly gay NBA player, may be paving the way for future gay athletes. Now he's being compared to another barrier-breaking sports star: Jackie Robinson.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why is Jason Collins' Coming Out a Big Deal?

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Why is it a big deal that he came out? How is it different from the fact that female athletes have been out for decades?

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The Takeaway

Gay Athletes, "Top Secret America," Sleep Deprivation and ADHD

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Gay Athletes, In and Out of the Closet | "Top Secret America": How Safe Are We?  | How to Fight the Wealth Gap | From the National to the Local: Federal Investment in Urban Policy | 1979: The Birth of the Modern Age  | Sleep Deprivation or ADHD?