Sunday, June 2, 2013

First Sunday Lecture Series: Blacks and the Olympic Games - Contributions and Controversies

Idorenyin Uyoe, a historian of the Olympics, spoke about the history of the games and showed his video "Blacks and the Olympic Games - Contributions and Controversies." The Olympic Games have now become the single most visible sporting event of our time, evolving into a $6 Billion franchise. 

This presentation discussed the contributions people of color have made in building the Olympics into the successful cultural phenomenon it is today. 

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