1.) First Impressions-What parts of the reading(s) did you find surprising, puzzling, useful, new, already knew, and interesting?
2.) Essential Message
3.)What are the intrinsic and extrinsic variables that are attributed to low academic performance of African American student-athletes?
4.)How has racism in intercollegiate athletics shifted from being more overt to covert in todayâ€™s educational and societal institutions? Consider revisiting the article â€œUn-Civil Discourseâ€ on Charlie Scott.
5.)Do you agree or disagree with the authorsâ€™ assessment of what a â€œballerâ€ is?
6.)Explain athlete peer subculture and role identity.
7.)What are some of the stereotypes and negative connotations of the â€œathleteâ€ label?
8.)What are the six factors of the â€œPopular Culture Credoâ€ that contribute to the channeling of young black males in sport?
9). Significance for African American culture through sports
10.) Points of agreement/dissension