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Greenlee, Craig T. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 1997
Federal law that forbids sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds (Title IX) has created opportunities for women athletes, but some say men's sports have lost ground. Since athletics provide major educational opportunities for black men, less so for black women, critics are concerned blacks may be losing. (MSE)
Descriptors: Athletes, Blacks, College Athletics, Competition
Fields, Cheryl D. – Black Issues in Higher Education, 1997
For one woman, federal legislation forbidding sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds has made it possible to return to college on an athletic scholarship after almost two decades of waiting. Since passage of the law, the average number of sports available to women at colleges and universities and the number of women…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Age Differences, Athletes, College Athletics