“With the United States’ entrance into World War II in late 1941, unprecedented opportunities for women emerged, including the chance to play baseball—professionally.” I found this to be very interesting because women playing in
“However, for women of color playing baseball, their journey took a vaguely paralleled path.” This article tells the story of the women who entered professional baseball at a time when female/Latino athletes were not
This article, “The Macaquitos Affair” by Jeffrey Richey, is about the poor treatment and portrayal of dark-skinned Brazilians, specifically in sports media. Argentine sports writers would have extremely racist stories printed in their papers.
“The practice of “black teamwork” is a form of black cultural politics that has gone nominally and conceptually unmarked in the history of black athletic protest.” Although the author mentions this isn’t the first