POPSspot Sports Radio with Modi & Moore 8/25 @7pm welcomes ex-NBA Player Etan Thomas to help discuss the Michael Brown killing by Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police reaction to protesters, and what must be done in the future. He has already been outspoken voice for Michael Brown, the criminal justice system [...]
The Vanderbilt Rape Trial is about to begin, The Oscar Pistorius-Reeva Steenkamp’s murder trial is concluding, and Ray Rice’s assault was met with an NFL wrist-slap and cheers from last Thursday’s Baltimore Ravens crowd. That’s just this week. How does sports culture promote rape culture? Who is complicit? How do professional and college [...]
With the conclusion of the NBA season, many fans were tuned in to witness some of the greatest players in the world, on the same court, competing for spots for the USA national team, in this year’s show case game. From the savvy play of James Harden, to the [...]
LeBron James calls The World Cup ‘the greatest sporting event I’ve ever been to’. Both hijacked the world in sports. POPSspot Sports Radio, Mon. June 14 @7pm EST, discusses Germany’s World Cup win over Argentina, and Lebron’s Homecoming, the new NBA landscape, and owner [...]
Before Lebron James wore his hoodie to bring attention to Trayvon Martin, he was undeniably linked to the life and death of Oscar Grant. As James contemplates his free-agent future, POPSspot Sports Radio (access show here) takes a critical look back at the 4-year anniversary [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (6/2 @ 7pm see above) welcomes emcee and community activist Jasiri X who has utilized both hip-hop and popular culture, including sports, to reach young people. His ground breaking internet news series, This Week with Jasiri X, has garnered critical acclaim, thousands of subscribers, and millions of internet views. From the [...]
“Teaching Donald Sterling” tonight at 7pm EST (accessed here) is the first of many POPSspot Sports Radio shows with Modi & Moore where local educators will explain how they use sports as “teachable moments” with the young people they serve. ACCESS SHOW HERE
David Watts is a student-athlete educational consultant, motivational speaker, [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio with Modi & Moore tonight at 7pm EDT. Donald Sterling has “apologized”, and Michael Sam has been officially drafted by the NFL. The draft day call, tears, and kiss shined intersecting light on “straight” privilege, masculinity, race, and the future of the NFL.
POPSspot Sports Radio welcomes Dr. Jeffrey Montez [...]
In light of Donald Sterling-gate, sports radio host Chris Russo was asked about his hiring practices on his Sirius/XM channel, and why Mad Dog Radio has never had an African-American host. Mad Dog said there hasn’t been a black host worthy enough. Russo’s words are far less inflammatory than Sterling, but no less [...]
Donald Sterling’s racist audiotapes may be new, but his racism is not. To discuss Sterling, Stern, and Silver within the broader context of the NBA, POPSspot Sports Radio (tonight April 28 @7pm EST) welcomes Dr. David J. Leonard who associate professor in the Department of Critical Culture, Gender, and Race Studies at Washington State University, [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (tonight April 21 @7pm) welcomes guest Dr. Charlene Teters, (Spokane) known for her activism and art, is presently a professor at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
As a founding Board Member of the National Coalition on Racism in Sports and [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (tonite @ 7pm EST) explores the disturbing case of Joquan Wallace. Brenda Cherry’s Change.org petition has already received over 100,000 signatures, but felony charges have yet to be dropped for Joquan, a student and accomplished athlete at Paris High School in Texas. Wallace received permission from his [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (Mon. April 7@7pm EST) will be discussing Northwestern players’ fight to unionize, Desean Jackson’s release by the Eagles, Richard Sherman’s significance, and the upcoming Race and Sports Conference with special guest Drew Brown. Brown is an African American Studies Ph.D. Student and a Race and Sports [...]
POPSspot Sports Radio (Mon. March 31@7pm EST) is celebrating Baseball’s Opening Day with Dr. Lisa Doris Alexander, an Associate Professor of Africana Studies and author of the book When Baseball Isn’t White, Straight and Male: The Media and Difference in the National Pastime.
Her work analyzes issues of [...]
Meet your new Washington Pigskins — the name that Washington City Paper will use in the future to refer to the team led by RG3 in DC. The choice of “Pigskins” as new name came this month as a result of a contest the City Paper held with its readers. In taking this stand, [...]
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