A History of Sports and Latinx Communities

Despite multiple barriers, Latino and Latina athletes have made significant achievements in American sports, but these have not been individual accomplishments alone, but have relied on their families, fans and communities of support.

Lecture Description

This lecture examines the long-standing participation of Latinos and Latinas in American sports. Its probes into Latino and Latina involvement in nearly every competitive sport, including boxing, baseball, football, basketball, soccer, tennis and golf.

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Latino Latina Sports and Recreation

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