Like many throughout the New England soccer community, Dartmouth men's soccer head coach Bo Oshoniyi (Boston, Mass.) has been deeply affected by the murder of George Floyd in Minnesota.
He's seen the nationwide movement that's transpired – protests calling for the end to systemic racism and police brutality, as fueled by the Black Lives Matter movement – and aims for change in America.
To learn more about Oshoniyi's perspective, we had an enlightening conversation about racism in soccer and what our community can do better. Oshoniyi's point-of-view stretches back to his goalkeeping career, one that included over 100 MLS appearances and two Division II national championships while at Southern Connecticut State.
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