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Moma, Are We There Yet?

When I was younger, I always wanted to play football. I had no idea of the sport and just like any other five-year old, I only dreamt of participating in such an alternate fantasy. Growing up, I always said, “Moma, … Continue reading

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Moma, Are We There Yet?

Research Question: Why specifically in the African American community do males look for sports towards avenues of success? Although sports indeed keep many children out of trouble, and can help mold them into positive characters within the community, it can … Continue reading

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The Sherman Olympics

Obnoxious, loud, and most certainly black was the perception that that America saw of the Stanford graduate Richard Sherman after his postgame rant regarding a member from the other team. The all-pro Seattle Seahawk was branded as “hood” and a … Continue reading

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Tomato or Tama’to: The Different Representations Among Athletes

In a study done at the University of Indiana, a researcher found that that white and male students believe that black student athletes are not as intelligent as the typical college student and that they take easy courses to maintain … Continue reading

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I Pledged a Fraternity, And Didn’t Even Know It.

Hello, I’m a Senior Communications major from Marshall College and have always been interested in the sport of football. Now that the introduction is over, i’ll let you in on my life and tell you how the sport of football … Continue reading

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