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Ballers, Rappers, Social Issues & Protest

Meeting timeCRNSession
Mondays & Wednesdays 10:10AM-11:00AM 45804First

In this course we will critically examine the role of athletes and entertainers in the protest of key social issues. From Jackie Robinson to Muhammad Ali to LeBron James and Meek Mill athletes and entertainers have been actively involved in social protests. The course will examine the power of their “voices,” and media/social appeal  is establishing social justice platforms.

Professor Information

Steven Waller


  • Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies
  • Education, Health, and Human Sciences