University of Texas athletes refuse non-athletic activities until school drops fight song, renames buildings

UT athletes¬†said they won’t help the school recruit future athletes or participate in alumni events until fight song is changed and building named after segregationists

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Mike Elk
Mike Elk is an Emmy-nominated labor reporter, who covered everything from the Brazilian labor movement to major league baseball and spent years covering union organizing in the South for The Guardian. In 2015, he used his NLRB settlement from being fired illegally for union organizing at Politico to start the crowd-funded Payday Report. He lives in his hometown of Pittsburgh but speaks Portuguese which he learned in journalism school in Rio de Janerio. Email: [email protected]