Juwan Howard and Byron Smith joined a Zoom call this afternoon to discuss the inaugural Coaches vs. Racism game in Washington D.C. Howard’s Michigan program will take on Smith’s Prairie View A&M squad that ran the table in the SWAC regular season last year.
This is the first Coaches vs. Racism game and the event matches up HBCU schools with high-major programs at neutral sites. Michigan and Prairie View A&M’s weekend in Washington D.C. will also include educational opportunities related to SEERS (Systemic Racism, Equality, Economic Divide, Reform and Social Injustice. The two head coaches were joined on the call by CVR Executive Director Darryl Woods, who provided background on the event.
Here’s today’s press conference: