Race and Gender in Sport

Panelists talked about evolutionary biology, racism in sports, and the lack of black sports
team owners. Mr. Shields wrote Black… read more

Panelists talked about evolutionary biology, racism in sports, and the lack of black sports

team owners. Mr. Shields wrote Black Planet, which explores the racial subtext in the

NBA through a season with the Seattle Supersonics. Mr. Entine wrote Taboo, which focuses

on the issue of genetics and environment in predicting athletic performance. Ms. Emerson

wrote Olympians Against the Wind, a study of female African-American Olympians. Ms. White

and Ms. Bryant-Clark talked about their experiences in the 1964 and 1976 Summer Olympics,

respectively. They also responded to audience questions. close

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Race and Gender in Sport

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Program ID:
157065-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2000
Last Aired:
Aug 17, 2004

Airing Details

  • May 27, 2000 | 4:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 16, 2000 | 12:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 29, 2000 | 12:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 16, 2004 | 10:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 17, 2004 | 6:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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