Ep #174

Fashion faux pas: How sports are failing BIPOC athletes

May 10, 2022

On today’s episode of The GIST of It, co-hosts Ellen and Steph break down F1’s recent crackdown on their jewelry ban and seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton’s response, with a broader discussion about how such policies often target BIPOC athletes specifically. Talk about a fashion faux pas.

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