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dart 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."

dart Article Archive

The Kobe Bryant Case: Athletes, Violence, Stereotypes and the Games We Play

Long 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

Rockin' Racism

Hate and Redemption: John Rocker meet Hurricane Carter

Crime and Athletes: The New Racial Stereotypes of the 1990's

 

 

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