When Anquan Boldin stepped off the plane in Dakar, Senegal, on March 4, the last thing he expected to deal with was his football career.
He went to Africa with fellow Pro Bowl receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Roddy White to learn about the gold-mining process and slave trade, and advocate for small land-owners who lose their land to large mining companies from the U.S., Europe and Asia.
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NINTH ANNUAL ANQUAN BOLDIN Q-FESTIVAL
Thursday: Golf tournament, 11 am., BallenIsles Country Club, Palm Beach Gardens.
Friday: Free celebrity basketball game and autograph signing, 5 p.m., Pahokee High School gymnasium.
Saturday: Free “Stay Fit” 3K walk beginning at 8 a.m. and kids’ “Fun Day in the Park” event. Both start at noon at Pahokee High School’s Anquan Boldin Stadium.
More information: www.Q81.org