RT @ChicagoSports: Ashton Washington joins the Illini staff at a time when more women than ever are breaking barriers in football.
"To be the first female (at Illinois), it’s not representation for just African American women but all women."
RT @ChicagoSports: Lovie Smith takes coaching seriously. He takes inclusion seriously too.
The Illini football coach declines most invitations to speak on panels or soliloquy about diversity. He has another way to spread a message.
"I’m going to be about action."
RT @WCIA3sports: Trevon Sidney participated in some of the country's largest protests this month, and the #Illini receiver continues to be an agent for change. He spoke to @WCIA3Marlee about fighting against racism, and why he's using his platform to make a difference: https://t.co/2NyY1Axmrl