“We have to witness everything… You don't do it by yourself. That mode of looking is not like any individual feat; it is a feat of joining.”
Frank Andre Guridy
Frank Andre Guridy teaches history and African American and African diaspora studies at Columbia University. His most recent book, The Sports Revolution: How Texas Changed the Culture of American Athletics, shows how Texas-based sports entrepreneurs and athletes from marginalized backgrounds transformed American sporting culture during the high point of the Black freedom and second-wave feminist movements.
Counterhistories of the Sport Stadium
As large spaces where different sectors of the city converge, stadiums are sites of social and political struggle.