The Week with Ian: Conversations about Race

Getty Images: People march as they protest the death of George Floyd, a black man who died May 25 in the custody of Minneapolis Police, in Seattle, Washington on May 30, 2020.
Getty Images: Gabe Marks

It was a different week on the Ian Furness Show. Rather than the normal sports focused guests and conversations, Ian talked with athletes, coaches, and media members about their experiences as black people in America. Take some time to listen and hear what they have to say.

We start off with Monday's conversation with former WSU Wide Receiver Gabe Marks. You can check out an article he wrote by clicking HERE.

To listen to the podcast of his interview, listen below or use one of these links: iTunes // iHeartRadio

KOMO 4 - Femi Abebefe

On Tuesday, Femi Abebefe of KOMO 4 joined Ian to talk about his experiences with race issues in America.

Listen to this podcast by clicking below or listen here: iTunes // iHeartRadio

Two local high school coaches joined Ian Furness on his show to talk about their experience as black men in America, how they are coaching and teaching their high school students right now, and more. Nolan Washington, a former WSU football player, a coach at Kennedy, and a current policeman joins Melvin Wells, a former Wyoming football player, 28 year school teacher, and Tahoma football coach in a conversation with Ian Furness.

This conversation from Wednesday actually took place on ZOOM so you can watch the interview below or listen to it here: iTunes // iHeartRadio

Getty Images: K.J. Wright

On Thursday, Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright joined Ian to give a quick status update on his recovery from shoulder surgery before diving into a discussion about the events of the last several weeks and months, reaction across the NFL and what we can all do better.

Listen to this interview below or listen with one of these links: iTunes iHeartRadio

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