Trash Talk: Coded Racial Narratives in Sports.

Mena Jr., Jose A.

African American professional athletes live in a world in which their activities and behaviors are constantly monitored and reported by sportswriters. A unique dynamic is created when a population of African American athletes is described, represented, and judged by a body of American sportswriters that is over ninety percent white. The language that is often used to describe those athletes is oft... read more

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