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In October, Purple as the New Pink
Posted on 10/22/2014
Nothing says welcome to fall like the changing of colors. Across the country, athletes, coaches and referees can all be seen adding pink to their standard wardrobe.
Yep, it's October, and the abundance of pink reminds us that it is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is truly gratifying to see the plethora of groups and agencies that rally around this noble cause year after year.
In light of recent headlines in the sporting community, however, maybe it's time to make room for yet another color addition. Did you know that October is also the month for Domestic Violence Awareness? If you were to visit your local hospitals, health clinics, and community mental health facilities, you might notice an unusual amount of purple being worn.Read Full OP-Ed