Sports


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Added 08/03/21 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: ,

Caroline Brackette is the assistant dean for accreditation and assessment and an associate professor at Mercer University in the College of Health Professions.

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Added 08/03/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: , ,

Leeja Carter is an associate professor of exercise psychology at Temple University and chair of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.

Added 03/30/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

AC Dumlao is a queer/bi+ transgender non-binary activist and educator who focuses on centering and uplifting underrepresented communities. Dumlao is the program manager at the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the creator of the Facebook social justice community page “Call Me They.

Added 03/30/21 | Location: Canada, Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Schuyler Bailar is the first transgender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division 1 men’s team.

Updated 07/27/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Briana Scurry is a motivational speaker and retired soccer goalkeeper.

An African-American woman with shoulder-length dark brown hair smiles directly at the camera, close-up. She is wearing dark red lipstick, a pearl necklace and a black blazer with a matching black shirt under it. The background is light grey.
Updated 07/20/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Linda Greene, professor at the Michigan State University, specializes in constitutional law, civil procedure, civil rights and sports law. She has written about the inclusion of women in Olympic governing bodies, equity between male and female Olympians, and how women athletes are represented in the media.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Kentucky | Subjects: , ,

Derrick E. White is a professor of history and African American and Africana studies at the University of Kentucky.

Updated 07/26/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Dina Gilio-Whitaker is policy director and senior researcher at the Center for World Indigenous Studies.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: ,

Darin Padua is a professor and the chair of the Exercise and Sport Science department and associate director of the Motion Science Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Louisiana | Subjects:

Kiki Baker Barnes is athletics director at Dillard University and interim commissioner for the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Updated 08/04/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Akilah R. Carter-Francique is the founder of Francique Sport and Education Consulting LLC, which provides education, research and development for sports participation. She is an associate professor at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the department of African American studies.

Added 06/15/15 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: , ,

Rwany Sibaja (see-bah-ha) is an assistant professor of history and director of the History Education Program at Appalachian State University.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Mina Kimes is an NFL analyst, senior writer, podcast host and television contributor for ESPN.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , , , ,

Oliver Wang is a music writer and cultural critic whose work has been published in almost every major hip-hop magazine: The Source, XXL, Vibe, Scratch and others.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Jim Trotter is an NFL reporter and analyst at NFL.com. Previously, he was a reporter for ESPN and from 2007 to 2014, he was a senior writer at Sports Illustrated.

Added 04/10/13 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Jeremi Duru is a professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law.