• Aug 15, 2012

Annual Martha’s Vineyard Forum: Between the Lines: Race and Gender in Sports in the 21st Century

  • 11:00 AM
  • Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Rd, Oak Bluffs, MA

The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute is happy to announce its annual Martha’s Vineyard summer forum. As usual, the event is free and open to the public. We hope you will be able to join us on Wednesday, August 15th at 11am. (Doors will open at 10am.) The topic for this year’s program is Between the Lines: Race and Gender in Sports in the 21st Century. We will examine the plight of women and men, some who are deceased and others who have retired, who have made a big impact on sports in the last several decades

Confirmed panelists:

  • Jocelyn Benson – Associate Professor, Wayne State University Law School
  • John Carlos – former track and field athlete; Olympic medalist
  • Dr. Harry Edwards – Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley; NFL consultant
  • Judge Jacquelyn Frazier-Lyde – judge; former professional boxer; daughter of Joe Frazier
  • Dr. George Koonce – former NFL player
  • Dr. Wilbert “Skeeter” McClure – former professional boxer; Olympic medalist
  • Richard Michelson – award winning author and poet
  • Renee Powell – professional golfer
  • William Rhoden – NY Times sports columnist
  • Tom “Satch” Sanders – former college and NBA player and coach
  • Kenneth Shropshire – David W. Hauck Professor at the Wharton School
  • Wyomia Tyus – former track and field athlete; Olympic medalist

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