Saturday, February 4, 2017
February 4-5, 2017: Women and Sports Links
[Each year for the last few, I’ve used Super Bowl week as a platform for a series on sports in America. This week, I’ve AmericanStudied figures and moments related to women in sports, leading up to this weekend post sharing a handful of links to keep that conversation going!]
Here’s an NPR interview with author and journalist Don Van Natta Jr. about his book Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
Jeannie Suk Gersen writes for The New Yorker about another side of Title IX, the issue of transgender bathrooms.
An hour-long conversation between rapper Common and Serena Williams for ESPN’s site on race and sports, The Undefeated.
Next series starts Monday,
PS. What do you think? Other women and sports stories or histories you’d share?