ERIC Number: EJ346487
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Guest Editorial: The Exploitation of the Black Athlete: Some Alternative Solutions.
Sailes, Gary A.
Journal of Negro Education, v55 n4 p439-42 Fall 1986
At the cost of losing the chance to develop nonathletic marketable skills, Black athletes allow themselves to be exploited in the hopes of gaining stardom and wealth. Mass media, sports heroes, and peer pressure can help athletes channel their field talent into the classroom. Some successful high school programs are described. (PS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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