New York Liberty Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a dedicated time for recognizing their role in US history. The 2024 theme for Black History Month is “African Americans and the Arts” spanning the many impacts Black Americans have had on visual arts, music, cultural movements, and more. (Smithsonian)

In celebration of Black History Month, the New York Liberty hosted individuals from the Youth Justice Network to tour the BSE headquarters. Participants took part in a panel discussion featuring New York Liberty front office employees who have found a pathway to sports through the arts. Each panelist have used their passions to find a career in sports through different forms of art including; dance, visual arts, videography, and literature.

Panelists Include:

Criscia Long: Senior Director of Entertainment, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, and Long Island Nets

Kiersten West: Senior Graphic Designer, New York Liberty

Korey Moore: Jr Video Producer, Brooklyn Nets, New York Liberty, and Long Island Nets

Charlie DeSadier: Social Media Coordinator, New York Liberty

Youth Justice Network empowers low-income, justice-impacted young people ages 16-24 with access to advocates and vital opportunities for growth and independence, so they can affect change in their lives, families, and communities. Our mission is to break cycles of incarceration and build an equitable justice system by providing young people with individualized advocacy, mentorship, and opportunities to grow, thrive, and lead.

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