Tag: Black History Month

Alumnus Chronicles Racial Integration in Pro Football

Alumnus Chronicles Racial Integration in Pro Football

As Brian Scott explains, the public is very familiar with the story of racial integration in professional baseball. However, notes the Rutgers University–Camden alumnus, we are not informed that other major professional sports, such as football and basketball, were also experiencing racial integration during the 1940s. Scott sheds light on this critical period in pro […]

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Series of Events to Celebrate Black History Month in February

Series of Events to Celebrate Black History Month in February

CAMDEN – A series of compelling activities will celebrate cultural diversity at Rutgers University–Camden throughout Black History Month in February. Thursday, Feb. 6 Wayne Glasker, an associate professor of history at Rutgers-Camden, will deliver a lecture, “The Origins and Significance of African American History Month,” at 12:15 p.m. Glasker, a noted scholar whose research examines […]

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