Out of Bounds: Racism and the Black Athlete

Out of Bounds: Racism and the Black Athlete

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Despite increasing diversity in the American population, race and racial bias continue to be significant issues in the United States. Sportsa€”one of the most visible and important subsets of American culturea€”directly reflect our society's beliefs about race. This book examines racial controversy and conflict in various sports in the United States in both previous eras as well as the current qAge of Obama.q The essays in the work explain how racial ideologies are created and recreated in all areas of public life, including the world of sports. The authors address a wide range of sports, including ones where racial minorities are in the numerical minority, such as hockey. Specific topics covered include the devaluation of black athletes, racism in Major League Baseball, and the treatment of black female athletes.Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Popular Culture and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement. Boston: ... University of Central Floridaa#39;s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports, http://www.tidesport.org/RGRC/2012/2012_NBA _RGRC[1].pdf 14.

Title:Out of Bounds: Racism and the Black Athlete
Author:Lori Latrice Martin
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-04-17


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