What We’re Reading
February 17, 2023
Every day, athletes all over the world are doing incredible work in their communities by giving back, creating opportunities for those less fortunate and making connections that will last a lifetime. Here are some articles the AFH team has read that you may have missed this month.
“A Super Bowl champ and former Chicago Bear, Ryan Mundy has turned from football to focusing on the mental health and well-being of Black people and families.”
Read the full article on CBSNews.com.
“There are a lot of things you can boast about, but taking a stance in 2020…I truly believe that God intended me to be a servant for my community and to others, and I wanted to stand on that”
Read the full article on WNBA.com.
“He’s the Point God on the court and headed straight for Springfield — but CP3’s legacy as an advocate for education and historically Black institutions is Hall of Fame-worthy in its own right”
Read the full article on Boardroom.tv.
“Everyone knows about Michael’s legacy on the basketball court, but it’s what he has consistently done off the court when no one’s watching that makes him a true legend for wish families and the wider Make-A-Wish community.”
Read the full article on USAToday.com.
“I guess finding sports kind of just turned it around a little bit for me. Everybody’s got that fire that an able-bodied football player does.”
Read the full article on ABCNews.com.
“We got to set the example for our youth, and these kids, they’re watching everything that we do. So we got to continue to reach back and give back and allow them to see us so that they can grow up and be better than us one day.”
Read the full article at KNTV.com.
“Wave strong is an organization that helps break down the stigmas of mental health. We’ve had tragedy in our town of Darien and we’re just trying to get teens and everyone around to know it’s OK to not be OK”
Read the full article at News12.com.