The “My Story Matters” Collection

For Day 1 of the 2020 NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Social Media Campaign, The Red & Black partnered with four Northeastern student-athletes to help tell the stories of their identities, perspectives, and experiences. Each story is a deeply personal account written by the athlete themselves. The four pieces of the “My Story Matters” collection are…

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Running Out in the Open

Luke reflects on his experience on coming out as bisexual and how he is paying it forward in continuing to create a new, more accepting culture in sports for the LGBTQ+ community.
By Luke Novak

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The Roots of Change

Inequality and injustice are everywhere and while the world isn’t the utopia her younger self hoped for, NUBAC co-founder Khailah Griffin challenges everyone to help create a better world for you, your community, and the next generation.
By Khailah Griffin

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Episode #1 “Like Father, Like Daughter”

Based on Lauren’s first person story, “Like Father, Like Daughter”, this episode dives into what it was like growing up in high level athletic families. We speak with Lauren MacInnis (WHKY) about her dad being NHL hall-of-famer Al MacInnis, and with Grace Moore (WSOC) about her parents playing Division I sports at Army West Point.

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Like Father, Like Daughter

What it’s Like Growing Up With a Hockey Hall of Famer for a Dad
By Lauren MacInnis

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Not a Solo Journey

By Adam Doucette Zach Solow takes risks. He works hard. He’s not here by accident.  But, in August of 2014, he wasn’t exactly sure where he was going. Originally from the west coast of Florida, Solow found himself in the middle of Janesville, Wisconsin. “I plugged in the address, but the address doesn’t tell you…

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