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Race & Ethnicity

Articles

A deep exploration of the events surrounding the death of Denver Broncos Quarterback, Darrent Williams, on a fateful New Year’s Eve. This article is excellent for exploring group dynamics Read more >

The Miami Hurricanes humiliated the University of Texas 46-3 in the 1991 Cotton Bowl despite accumulating more than 200 yards in penalties. This article explores the extraordinary team dynamics Read more >

This intimate portrait of former University of Miami coach Randy Shannon explores how he was shaped by growing up as part of the African-American underclass in Miami and how he teaches his Read more >

Edward Schumacher-Matos, the ombudsman for NPR tasked with holding the organization accountable on questions of journalistic integrity and ethics, published a lengthy piece on March 19, 2014 Read more >

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This article explores the institutional factors that minimize the possibility that athletes, in this case a walk-on college football player, will take public stands on political issues. Read more >


Audio

OTL is joined by Common, Michael Wilbon, Jason Whitlock, Ryan Clark, Richard Lapchick and Jemele Hill to discuss the place of the “n-word” in sports and culture. n-word OTL Discussion Read more >


Books

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >


Case Studies

Tallahassee police charged three students with battery and hazing of Florida A&M freshman clarinet player Bria Hunter. Anna Werner spoke with a Florida A&M alumnus on the initiation Read more >


Documentaries

A CNN documentary shows the history of racism in football. While progress has been made on and off the pitch by organizations such as FIFA and UEFA, much racism still persists in association Read more >

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >


Videos

A look at the beginning of African Americans being included in sports and how it impacted society. Read more >

Tallahassee police charged three students with battery and hazing of Florida A&M freshman clarinet player Bria Hunter. Anna Werner spoke with a Florida A&M alumnus on the initiation Read more >

This video celebrates some key figures in sports in highlighting the importance of diversity. Read more >

Roland Martin and Prof. Ricky Jones join Anderson Cooper on AC360 to discuss the perceived culture of hazing at historically Black colleges and universities. Read more >

This is a quick historical look at racism in professional sports by attorney and educator, Kenneth L. Shropshire, of Wharton School of Business   Read more >

Dr. Myles Brand, in his role of NCAA President, discusses minorities in coaching and administration. Read more >

A CNN documentary shows the history of racism in football. While progress has been made on and off the pitch by organizations such as FIFA and UEFA, much racism still persists in association Read more >

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >


Weblinks

The Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University focuses on how diversity affects organizational and team performance. Their assessment of exemplars and best practices looks at Read more >

Search student-athlete, institutional, and conference data on race and gender demographics. Read more >

The NCAA is committed to making policy decisions based on quality research data about the experiences of student-athletes, member colleges and universities, and others involved in college Read more >

The Sport for Development and Peace International Working Group (SDP IWG) is an inter-governmental policy initiative whose aim is to promote the integration of Sport for Development and Peace Read more >

The Sports Conflict Institute has curated books and videos by topics here. Read more >

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida “serves as a comprehensive resource for issues related to gender and race in amateur, collegiate and Read more >