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How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

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A CPH Lecture Series & UH Libraries online event about Texas’s impact on American sports culture.

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How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics

A CPH Lecture Series and UH Libraries event with Dr. Frank Guridy, Karla Lira, and Dr. Mark Goldberg about Texas’s impact on American sports culture during the era of the Civil Rights and Second-Wave Feminist movements.

Dr. Frank Guridy is an associate professor of history and African American and African diaspora studies at Columbia University. He is the author of, The Sports Revolution: How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics.

Karla A. Lira is a Doctoral Candidate in the UH Department of History, focusing on the intersections of Latinx and Black college athletes during the latter part of Jim Crow.

Dr. Goldberg is an associate professor of history in the UH Department of History. He specializes in U.S. Latinx history, the history of borders, immigration, and race and ethnicity.

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