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Black Girls Talk Sports, hosted by Rekaya Gibson, is a podcast where women of color discuss all things sports, including but not limited to amateur and professional football, basketball and baseball.

Black Girls Talk Sports Rekaya Gibson - Author, Writer, and Sports Enthusiast

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Black Girls Talk Sports, hosted by Rekaya Gibson, is a podcast where women of color discuss all things sports, including but not limited to amateur and professional football, basketball and baseball.

    UCLA and USC Moving to the Big Ten

    UCLA and USC Moving to the Big Ten

    Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears share their thoughts about the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California of Los Angeles (UCLA) moving to the Big Ten conference in August 2023. They discuss the impact this move will have on the Pac-12, the Big Ten and athletes. They also mention the effects it will have on sports, especially football, track and field and gymnastics. #KeepItSporty
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Mike Bohn, USC athletic director
    Martin Jarmond, UCLA athletic director
    Rose Bowl
    Indiana University
    Los Angeles Times
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com
    Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast
    Download BGTS Android App for free in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsor: Food Temptress Cookbook Store – https://www.foodtemptress.com
    Sources:
    Curtis, J. (2022, July 1). USC, UCLA Will Leave Pac-12 to Join Big Ten in 2024. Sports Illustrated. https://bit.ly/3zyToQ7
    Multiple contributors. (2022, July 11). Inside the stunning USC-UCLA move to the Big Ten -- and the chaos that followed. ESPN. https://es.pn/3d7IzNp
    Thamel, P and Dinich, H. (2022, June 30). USC, UCLA moving from Pac-12 to Big Ten in 2024. ESPN. https://es.pn/3vGd0AK

    • 18 min
    Louise Fulton: a Black Woman Bowling Trailblazer

    Louise Fulton: a Black Woman Bowling Trailblazer

    Host Rekaya Gibson pays tribute to Louise Fulton, an American professional bowler. In 1964, she won the Professional Women’s Bowling Association’s Princeton Open, becoming the first African American to win a professional bowling title. Also, Fulton was the first African American bowler inducted into the United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame in 2001. #blackbowler #blackwomenbowlers #keepitsporty
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Marjorie Mitchell, professional bowler 
    Meadow Lanes Bowling Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
    City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com
    Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast
    Download BGTS Android App for free in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsor: Food Temptress Cookbook Store – https://www.foodtemptress.com
    Sources:
    Louise Fulton and Marjorie Mitchell Papers and Photographs, 1982-2010, MSS 897, Thomas and Katherine Detre Library and Archives, Senator John Heinz History Center. historicpittsburgh.org/islandora/object/pitt%3AUS-QQS-mss897/viewer

    United States Bowling Congress. (2022). Louise Fulton. bowl.com/usbc-hall-of-fame/hall-of-famers/louise-fulton
    Wiggins, D. K., & Swanson, R. A. (Eds.). (2016). Separate Games: African American Sport behind the Walls of Segregation. University of Arkansas Press. doi.org/10.2307/j.ctt1f89v0m

    • 4 min
    Title IX 50th Anniversary Facts & Advocacy

    Title IX 50th Anniversary Facts & Advocacy

    Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast celebrates Title IX 50th Anniversary. Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the meaning of Title IX. They share Title IX accomplishments for the past 50 years according to the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) report. They explain what still needs to be done about equity in women’s sports. They share recommendations to use to advocate for change and accountability. #KeepItSporty
    Mentioned in this episode:
    Title IX 50th Anniversary is June 23, 2022.
    Women’s Sports Foundation - womenssportsfoundation.org/titleix50
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com
    Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast
    Download BGTS Android App for free in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsor: Food Temptress Cookbook Store – https://www.foodtemptress.com
    Sources:
    Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. (2022). Grove City College v. Bell - Facts and Case Summary. United States Courts. https://www.uscourts.gov/educational-resources/educational-activities/grove-city-college-v-bell-facts-and-case-summary
    National Institute of Food and Agriculture (2022). Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.nifa.usda.gov/title-ix-education-amendments-act-1972
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration & Management. (2022). Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972. U.S. Department of Labor. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/oasam/centers-offices/civil-rights-center/statutes/title-ix
    Office for Civil Rights. (2021, October 27). Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. https://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-individuals/sex-discrimination/title-ix-education-amendments/index.html
    Women’s Sports Foundation. (2022, May 4). 50 Years of Title IX: We’re Not Done Yet. WomensSportsFoundation.org. https://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/articles_and_report/50-years-of-title-ix-were-not-done-yet

    • 21 min
    2022 NBA Draft Prospects

    2022 NBA Draft Prospects

    Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears mention the NBA Draft order for the top six NBA teams. They discuss NBA Draft prospects such as men’s college basketball players Jabari Smith, Chet Holmgren, and Keegan Murray. #KeepItSporty
     Mentioned in this episode:
    NBA Draft is June 23, 2022, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com
    Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast
    Download BGTS Android App for free in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsor: Food Temptress Cookbook Store – https://www.foodtemptress.com
    Sources:
    ESPN. (2022). Men’s College Basketball: Chet Holmgren. ESPN. https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/_/id/4433255/chet-holmgren
    ESPN. (2022). Men’s College Basketball: Jaden Ivy. ESPN. https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/_/id/4433218/jaden-ivey
    ESPN. (2022). Men’s College Basketball: Paolo Banchero. ESPN. https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/_/id/4432573/paolo-banchero
    ESPN. (2022). Men’s College Basketball: Keegan Murray. ESPN. https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/_/id/4594327/keegan-murray
    NBA. (2022). 2022 NBA Draft. https://www.nba.com/draft/2022
    Perley, S. (2022, June 11). Hornets NBA Pre-Draft Workouts. NBA. https://www.nba.com/hornets/news/hornets-nba-pre-draft-workouts-june-11
    Sports Reference College Basketball. (2022). College Basketball Player: Jabari Smith. Sports Reference. https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/players/jabari-smith-2.html
    Taylor, C. (2022, June 10). NBA draft green room: Holmgren, Smith headline prospects to earn invitations. Yahoo Sports. https://www.yahoo.com/video/nba-draft-green-room-holmgren-163356818.html
    Ward-Henninger, C. and Quinn, S. (2022, June 10). 2022 NBA Draft: Biggest team needs, best potential prospect fits for all 30 teams as offseason approaches. CBS Sports. https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/2022-nba-draft-biggest-team-needs-best-potential-prospect-fits-for-all-30-teams-as-offseason-approaches/
    Wikipedia Contributors. (2022, June 20). 2022 NBA Draft. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2022_NBA_draft

    • 24 min
    2022 NBA Finals: Matchup and Predictions

    2022 NBA Finals: Matchup and Predictions

    Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears discuss the NBA Finals matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics. They share their NBA Finals predictions. They also talk about Game 1 results. #KeepItSporty
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com
    Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast
    Download BGTS Android App for free in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsor: Food Temptress Cookbook Store – https://www.foodtemptress.com
    Sources:
    ESPN. (2022). NBA Team: Boston Celtics. https://www.espn.com/nba/team/_/name/bos
    ESPN. (2022). NBA Team: Golden State Warriors. https://www.espn.com/nba/team/_/name/gs
    NBA. (2022). Boston Celtics. https://www.nba.com/celtics
    NBA. (2022). Golden State Warriors. https://www.nba.com/warriors
    NBA. (2022). National Basketball Association. https://www.nba.com

    • 23 min
    Uncommon Facts about The Kentucky Derby

    Uncommon Facts about The Kentucky Derby

    Host Angela Spears shares uncommon facts about the Kentucky Derby, highlighting women jockeys and the most recent black jockeys who have competed. She also shares fun facts about the Kentucky Derby that you might not have known. #KeepItSporty #BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Podcast Items of Interest:
    Listen and Support Black Girls Talk Sports Podcast - https://www.blackgirlstalksports.com
    Join our Facebook Group (Women only) @BlackGirlsTalkSports
    Follow us on Instagram @BlackGirlsTalkSportsPodcast
    Download BGTS Android App for free in the Google Play Store
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.blackgirlstalksports.android.girls
    Podcast Sponsor: Food Temptress Cookbook Store – https://www.foodtemptress.com
    References:
    Chavkin, D. (2022, May 8). Overhead Camera View Shows Rich Strike’s Amazing Kentucky Derby Win. Sports Illustrated. https://www.si.com/extra-mustard/2022/05/08/rich-strike-kentucky-derby-victory-overhead-view
    Frakes, J. (2021, April 20). 'I'm coming to get those roses': Carmouche will be first Black jockey in Derby since 2013. Courier Journal. https://bit.ly/3loFTM0
    Kentucky Derby. (2022). Women in the Derby. https://bit.ly/3wEOfEs
    Roberts, B. (2022, April 27). Saddle up: Love of horses leads woman to become trailblazing jockey. Spectrum News One. https://spectrumnews1.com/ky/louisville/news/2022/04/27/life-as-a-female-jockey
    Sykes, L. and Hubbard, L. (2022, February 9). 35 Kentucky Derby Facts That Will Surprise You. Town & Country. https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/sporting/news/a2857/kentucky-derby-facts/
    Windspree Vacation Homes. (2022). St. Croix Native Kevin Krigger Races in Kentucky Derby. https://windspree.com/st-croix-native-kevin-krigger-races-kentucky-derby/

    • 17 min

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