Awareness and education are at the core of Black History Month, and MLS players have taken to social media to increase understanding via the Black History Month Fact Challenge.
Check out their thoughts below as the league-wide initiative spreads knowledge around Black History Month and its meaning. The collection includes LAFC midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye, Black Players for Change executive board member Justin Morrow as well as former US men's national team players Maurice Edu and Oguchi Onyewu.
In honor of Black History Month, we & @RayGaddis are challenging you to share a Black history fact to educate & enhance appreciation for Black culture.— PhilaUnion🛡 (@PhilaUnion) February 12, 2021
Black history is American history.
Join in by tagging #BHMFactChallenge!@nateharriel @MauriceEdu @justmorrow - you're up👀 pic.twitter.com/Aw6aTUFcwF
Thanks for including me and I accept. I challenge @RichieLaryea_ @KMillz_00 @AlphonsoDavies Doneil Henry and @jnrhoilett to keep this going and add in their own black history month fact as well! #BHMFactChallenge pic.twitter.com/wVoVzTSstN— Mark-Anthony Kaye (@MarkThEwizz) February 15, 2021
Love this Ray and I accept. I challenge @JozyAltidore, @OguchiOnyewu5, @CharlieDavies9 and @MarkThEwizz to keep this going and add in their own black history month fact! #BHMFactChallenge pic.twitter.com/YTMKV7IdWB— Maurice Edu (@MauriceEdu) February 14, 2021