Last week we gave away free t-shirts (V-Necks!!) to the first 100 folks in the door for Playing with Fire: Race and Sport in American Culture. Notre Dame students who attend all four discussions will be entered into a drawing to win a free new Kindle Fire. The location of the four events is warm and comfortable: Legends nightclub, conveniently located just on the edge between the south side of Notre Dame’s campus and the city of South Bend. There is finger food and hot chocolate at each discussion; the events all begin in the evening after classes and practices are over; and each discussion lasts about an hour and a half. Following each program there are chances to meet the guests, which last week meant pictures with and autographs from the likes of Briann January, Doc Gooden, and Rocket Ismail.
Let it not be said that MSPS didn’t make every effort to create a fun, welcoming, safe environment to talk about how race and sports intersect in this country and about how we might be inspired to understand these intersects better in the future.
But here’s another reason why you should consider attending this program:
Because you are committed to the efforts of learning about and responding to racial inequity in American sports particularly and in American society generally. Read more