66 episodes

This is a podcast by Louis Moore and Derrick White. As trained historians and leading scholars on sports and race, we discuss the history of the black athlete in a contemporary conversation. Moore is the author of I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, and also We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, The Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality. White is the author of The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

The Black Athlete Louis Moore and Derrick White

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This is a podcast by Louis Moore and Derrick White. As trained historians and leading scholars on sports and race, we discuss the history of the black athlete in a contemporary conversation. Moore is the author of I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, and also We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, The Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality. White is the author of The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

    CJ Stroud and the Carceral State

    CJ Stroud and the Carceral State

    In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Carl Suddler to help us break down the meaning of CJ Stroud's latest post-game interview discussion about the unjust criminal justice system.

    • 48 min
    Coach Prime

    Coach Prime

    In this episode, Dr. Carl Suddler joins us to discuss Bishop Sycamore and also Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffalos. We give our thoughts on the exploitation that was BS High School and the meaning of Coach Prime's victory at Colorado.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ja and the NBA

    Ja and the NBA

    In this episode, in the first half we discuss our thoughts on men and women's college basketball and March Madness. We dedicate the last 30 minutes talking JA, the NBA, and the difference between David Stern and Adam Silver.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    The Black Super Bowl

    The Black Super Bowl

    In this episode, after getting caught up on LeBron's scoring record and the NBA trade deadline, we dive into the Super Bowl that features two starting Black quarterbacks. But before we dish out on Mahomes and Hurts, we talk the legacy of Ken Riley, a black college quarterback that is now in the NFL Hall of Fame as a cornerback.

    • 55 min
    Black Bodies And Football

    Black Bodies And Football

    In this episode, we're joined by Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Tracie Canada to discuss Black bodies, family, and football. During our conversation, she discusses her recent article "Damar Hamlin’s Collapse Highlights the Violence Black Men Experience in Football." The brilliant scholar provides insight into what it's like for Black men playing football and why she wrote her article.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Deion Sanders Goes to Colorado, Jerry Jones Goes Back in Time

    Deion Sanders Goes to Colorado, Jerry Jones Goes Back in Time

    In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Carl Suddler to haver a spirited conversation about Deion Sanders taking a job at Colorado. We talk about community, HBCUS, expectations, and big time football.
    As a bonus, we give our takes on Jerry Jones and the 1957 North Little Rock school incident.

    • 1 hr 3 min

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