In this week’s “Tucker Center Talks” episode [S2E16], Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the School of Kinesiology and director of the Tucker Center, has a discussion among academics on the crossroads of history, politics, gender and race amidst the protests of racial injustice. In the first segment, Dr. LaVoi talks with Dr. Victoria Jackson, Clinical Assistant Professor of History at Arizona State University (ASU), affiliated faculty with the Global Sport Institute at ASU and former NCAA 10,000 meter national championship runner about the intersection of history, politics, gender and race. In the second segment, Dr. LaVoi talks with fellow #disruptHERS, Drs. Lough, Lebel and Pegoraro, on U.S. pro teams striking in protest of racial injustice, and how female athletes have a leading disruptive role in this movement and moment.
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“Tucker Center Talks” is a co-production of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport and WiSP Sports.