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Nike Helps Us Celebrate Women [Title IX]

Title IX is a portion of the Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law No. 92-318, 86 Stat. 235 (June 23, 1972), codified at 20 U.S.C. sections 1681 through 1688, U.S. legislation also identified by the name of its principal author as the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act. It states (in part) that

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…

Putting the legal words aside – to say how much Title IX matters can not equal that of seeing and hearing it from the mouths of the ladies represented in the video below.

Good work Nike…good work…

Title IX definition via Wikipedia | image via ESPN

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