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WHAT Podcast: Sports Activism, Muslim Athletes, and Playoffs with Shireen Ahmed

Sports activist, journalist and public speaker Shireen Ahmed (@_shireenahmed_) joined the WHAT podcast to share her experience as a Muslim woman and explain some of the nuances of the religion as it pertains to professional athletes. We learned more about her role as co-host of the Burn It All Down feminist sports podcast, heard how she got started in sports activism, and talked about how people in Toronto (where she is based) are reacting to the Raptors’ trip to the Eastern Conference Finals.

1:09 Icebreaker: What is an iconic sports moment you remember from your childhood?