Race and Sports: Race in Sports Media Coverage, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Jill C. Wheeler
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1532158238
  • ISBN-13: 9781532158230
  • DDC: 796
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This title looks at how and why athletes of color are covered much differently than their white counterparts. Breaking down stereotypes and creating opportunities for journalists of color are just two of the important topics discussed. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Jack Johnson vs. Jim Crow.
2: Sports Journalism and the Black Press.
3: Contrasts in Coverage.
4: Breaking the Color Barrier.
5: Black Brawn and White Brain.
6: A Tale of Two Athletes.
7: Social Media: The New Heavyweight.
8: Framing Racism in Sports Media.
9: Leveling the Playing Field.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.