Articles by Richard E. Lapchick
Human rights activist, pioneer for racial equality, internationally recognized expert on sports issues, scholar and author Richard E. Lapchick is often described as "the racial conscience of sport."
Lapchick is the founder and director emeritus of Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society.
Lapchick is a prolific writer. His tenth book was published in November 2001 with a foreword by Muhammad Ali. He is now working on three books which are all scheduled for publication in the summer of 2004. Lapchick is a regular columnist for The Sports Business Journal. He has written more than 450 articles and has given more than 2,600 public speeches.
He is listed in Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Finance and Industry, and Who's Who in American Business. He was named for six consecutive years as "one of the 100 most powerful people in sport."
The Kobe Bryant Case: Athletes, Violence, Stereotypes and the Games We Play
Way to Go for Racial and Gender Equality in Sports Hiring
Practices: Major League Soccer Lags then Leads
Coaching in College Football : The Beat Goes On
Youth Sport: Saving the Children
Asian American Athletes: Hidden Past and Marketable Future
Asian American Athletes: The Past, Current and Future
Athletes and Guns: The Jayson Williams Case
Athletes Transcending Race: How is it Possible?
Dick Schaap: Reflections on a National Treasure
Smashing Barriers in College Football
The Color Bar Gets Raised in Baseball
Dying for the Game Korey Stringer, Dale Earnhardt, Eraste Autin, Rashidi Wheeler, and Curtis Jones
We All Benefit from Women's Participation in Sports
Where Will They Be After the Cheering Stops?
A New Vision for the IOC: Anita L. DeFrantz
Race, Athletes, and Crime
Black College Football Coaches Lose Yardage
Russell and Ali: Living By Principles Pays Dividends
Change of Colors: 50th Anniversary of the NBA's Integration
Iverson as Rap's Rocker
The Olympic Stage: A Focus on Racism Down Under
Tennis Opens Up
You Can't Escape: The Tony Elliott Story
Hank Aaron Steps Up to the Plate on the Use of Native American Names and Mascots in Sport
Breaking the Ranks: New Images in Sport
Black Coaches Association
Graduating Just Right - The Clifford Moller Story
Women of Color in Sports: Double Jeopardy
Sports, Politics and Race: From South Africa to South Carolina
Hate and Redemption: John Rocker meet Hurricane Carter
Crime and Athletes: The New Racial Stereotypes of the 1990's