McEachern head coach Franklin Stephens talks to his players during a time out during a Corky Kell Classicgame Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
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Photo: Daniel Varnado/For the AJC

How do high school sports address racial discord and police use of force?

How will high school sports address the racial tension that in recent days sparked mass protests in Atlanta and elsewhere?

Demonstrators here have taken to the streets since Friday to protest the recent death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed in the custody of Minneapolis police.

The “Georgia Prep Sports: From a Distance” video podcast talks with McEachern football coach Franklin Stephens about the recent events to outline a path forward.

» COMPLETE COVERAGE: Atlanta protests

View the interview here:

» PREVIOUSLY: How will Marietta adjust to change?

The 21st episode also features John Poitevint, who is preparing for his first year as head coach of the Mountain View Bears following the death of coach Rob Kellogg.

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