OTC Elite's Hassan Mead and his ties to Minneapolis | Beneath the Grandstand (Ep. 12)


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By Ryan Fenton and Alex Lohr. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Hassan Mead, now professional runner for Nike's Oregon Track Club, graduated from high school and college in Minneapolis and grew up only a mile from the site of George Floyd's murder. Mead talks with Ryan and Alex about his experiences growing up in Minneapolis, how racism has reared its ugly head in his life and what the sport of track & field can do to help educate people about the struggles of black and colored people today.

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