NASCAR is going full steam ahead in their commitment to social justice and “diversity equity inclusion,” president Steve Phelps has said.
Citing a study of 1,750 self-described “avid NASCAR fans,” Phelps says fans “overwhelmingly” supported the governing body’s new social justice stance.
“It was a moment in time back in June that seemed, for us, it was the right time to act. I think it was the right time for our country. I think it was the right time for our sport. The response to that was fantastic. What we do in the areas of social justice and diversity equity inclusion is going to be authentic to who we are. May not be the right thing for the NBA, but it’s going to be the right thing for us,” he remarked.
The height of last summer’s woke hysteria, the month of June, saw a spotlight placed on NASCAR after black driver Bubba Wallace claimed there was a noose hanging