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This edition: Howie Evans, New York Amsterdam News, on "Fairness in Sports?"

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 9, 2010.

On this episode of African American Legends, Host Dr. Roscoe C. Brown Jr. sits down with Howie Evans who is a sports editor for New York Amsterdam News. They discuss how the media has been recently demonizing African American athletes, the role racism plays within American culture, the way colleges focus on profit rather than social service to educate America’s youth, as well as the transition African American athletes make from college to professional athletics.

Guest List

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Director, Urban Education Policy Center, CUNY Graduate Center.

Howie Evans Sports Writer, NY Amsterdam News