ERIC Number: EJ338443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
The Destruction of the Young Black Male: The Impact of Popular Culture and Organized Sports.
Gaston, John C.
Journal of Black Studies, v16 n4 p369-84 Jun 1986
Argues that the negative aspects of popular culture and organized sports in American society contribute to the economic, psychological, and social destruction of the Black male. The media nurtures unrealistic fantasies in young Black males, preventing them from acquiring the education and skills necessary to participate in the mainstream. (ETS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A