David Leonard

NFL Comeback

Race, media and the demonization of Michael Vick

Popularity, Privilege, and the White Populists Who Populate the Airwaves

After the sixth book arrived in the mail, I realized something might be going on here.

Living in Your World, Play in Ours

David Leonard examines social fantasy and racial cross-dressing in video games.

The Decline of the Black Athlete:An Online Exclusive: Extended Interview with Harry Edwards

Race, Gender, & Sports

What Happened to the Revolt of the Black Athlete?

David Leonard talks race and sports with the main organizer of the black athletes’ 1968 Olympic boycott and its repercussions in athletics 30 years later.