Black Players Coalition of MLS launches on Juneteenth

A group of MLS players have joined forces to form the new Black Players Coalition of MLS, officially launched on Juneteenth.

An introductory message from the Black Players Coalition of MLS follows in full below. The organization aims to address racial inequalities in MLS, fight racism in soccer, elevate Black voices and positively impact Black communities across the USA and Canada.

Major League Soccer has also pledged to support the Black Players Coalition in a public statement that follows below.

For more information on the organization and for regular updates, the Black Players Coalition can be followed online, on Twitter and Instagram.

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