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Lecture 5 ScreeningWithout Allen Iverson, there would be no LeBronShut Up and Dribble– it a video about LeBron and otherbasketball players saying trump in racist and the news report being mean about black men havinga say in politics because all they do is play sportsNike Air Commercial Charles Barkley – I am not a role model– video with Charles barkley saying he isnot a role model and that parents are role models and that all he does is play ball which means heshouldn’t raise kidsMalice and the Palace Documentary– a basketball fight that happened aftersomeone shot the ball and one player pushed another and the fight happened and one player gothit with a liquid and ice, players started to fight with the crowd and people started to hit eachother, players were suspended for their actionsAt the end of the video, a comedy made fun of what happened and how ppl twice their sizekicked the shit out of each otherAthletes and Activism – Inside the NBA– video about craig hodges losing his chanceto win the NBA game and play because of his letter to the US George bush and his involvementin activism and politicsLecture 8 ScreeningHistory of Social Activism through Sports– Sports players fighting for equality andblack player as well as women’s power and rights, LeBron James activismOlympian John Carlos on the Power of Protest– 1968 Olympic athlete John Carlosprotested racial inequality by raising his fist in a Black Power salute on the medal stand and hehas some advice for athletes like Colin Kaepernick who are protesting racism and injustice today
Lecture 5– Race and Masculinity: The Sporting Black Body, Fear and ActivismPart ONE– Race, Deviance and BelongingErving GoffmanStigma: a connection to deviance produces a stigma – a negative label that compromises one’sSelf and social identityMaster Status: overlooking one’s whole identity and focusing on only the so-called deviance –this then amplifies, discredits and isolates the stigmatized bodyMobility RestrictionMax Weber:-Restrictions in mobility are derivative of social stratification in which opportunity andprivilege may be determined by class, race, gender-Broader legal and cultural institutions are often complicit with this model-Informal and formal forms of social surveillance operate as systems of inclusion orexclusion and reflect and maintain “acceptable social movementsCritical Race TheoryBen Carrington: 3 points on Critical Race Theory:1.Color-blindness: formal and informal conceptions of equality, expressed in rules thatinsist only on treatment that is universal. For example, “I don’t see race.”2.Intersectionality