Black Athletes

3 credits


Black Studies
College of Arts and Science

This course examines Black Athletes in the 20th and 21st centuries. Emphasis will be placed on how Blacks entered competitive athletics and the role of racism and power, socialization, institutions, mass media, myth, and individual and group practices. Students will have the opportunity to explore their own socialization and personal construction through assigned readings, self-reflection, experiential activities, and small group presentations.