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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: EJ303001
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Black "Dumb Jock": An American Sports Tragedy.
Edwards, Harry
College Board Review, n131 p8-13 Spr 1984
"Dumb jocks" are not born, they are being systematically created. Black student athletes suffer from the outset from disadvantages: the myth of innate Black athletic superiority, the stereotype of the dumb Black, and social forces determining a vulnerability to exploitation. (MSE)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: College Athletics