Despite the wide range of individuals who participate in athletics, institutionalized, structural, and other forms of racism are still prevalent within the industry.
Fallacies about Kentuckys importance to Indigenous People have been spread for generations. These lies have led to a lack of culpability in dominant demographics and continue to belittle the ongoing plight of Tribes in the region.
The high rates of suicide amongst transgender youth populations is consistently much higher than any other demographic. Correlation exists between this and the exclusion many of them face at home and in school for attempting to be themselves.
Since early colonization, false information has contributed to the hardships Indigenous People have suffered through. These still exist in modern times, but techniques have been modified overtime to uphold the age-old sentiments.