Racism and the NBA

Wednesday Wisdom: The Korver Affect; Part 2

Jazz teammates discuss racism in the NBA. Watch and then use the downloadable discussion questions (link above) with a group of student athletes or staff to create an engaging environment of learning about racial differences.

The Genesis of Cultural Intelligence

Ever wonder what "CQ" is and why it matters? Check out this great video from the Cultural Intelligence Center (CQ Center), one of our resource partners!

The cost of colorblindness

In this short video clip, Paul challenges us to consider how embracing our differences makes life richer for all of us!

Coaching While Black

What’s it like to be a black head coach at a majority white college? Why are there so few? Why are there only nine black women’s basketball coaches in the Power Five schools? This remarkable roundtable conversation sponsored by The Player’s Tribune, titled “Coaching While Black” takes us inside the women’s locker room at the University of South Carolina with head coach Dawn Staley  for a candid conversation around what it’s like to be a black head coach in mostly majority white universities.

Ethnicity Matters

Paul makes the case for why ethnicity matters.

When being different hurts

When you are a kid, fitting in is a huge deal. In this short video clip, Paul shares about when he realized he was different from the kids around him.

Stepping Stones to Racial Awareness

In this short video clip, Paul introduces an activity that will help you identify the life events and experiences that have profoundly shaped who you are today.

When Racial Tension Strikes

In this short video clip, Paul Tokunaga, MELD’s founder and president, shares about a racial episode his family encountered in their neighborhood and how they handled it.

Training Video #1: Why Ethnicity Matters

Paul Tokunaga introduces MELD and makes the case for why ethnicity matters. Watch it now!

Training Video #2: Stepping Stones Exercise

This video includes a valuable training tool that will help you understand your own ethnic identity better, and help you lead your team in an engaging and challenging exercise.

Training Video #3: Life-Changing Training

In video #3 of MELD's free training, Paul makes the case for MELD's life-changing training.

Training Video #4: Preparing Teams to Thrive

In this final video of MELD's free training, Paul introduces MELD's first digital training product. Learn why it will make a difference in the lives of your teams and individual student athletes, and when it is available.