Journalism: The Shirley Povich Symposium on "Racism & Sports: How Far Have We Really Come?" will be held tonight at 7 in the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center at Maryland. ESPN "Pardon the Interruption" co-host Michael Wilbon and "SportsCenter" anchor and Maryland alumnus Scott Van Pelt headline the event. The panel also will have Kevin Blackistone, a visiting professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism and a panelist on ESPN's "Around the Horn"; Kara Lawson, a WNBA veteran and basketball analyst; and Damion Thomas, the curator of sports at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and a former Maryland professor. Television host Maury Povich, son of the late Washington Post columnist Shirley Povich for whom the symposium is named, will moderate. The event is free and open to the public.