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Clyde Littlefield & The Texas Relays

Clyde Littlefield & The Texas Relays

After last year’s cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays are back! This year’s meet is slightly different than usual. It will not include high school teams or individual athletes and it will take place over three days instead of four. The Clyde Littelfield Texas Relays is one of the nation’s...

March 27, 2021May 20, 2021

A New Page for Academic Conferences and Symposiums

As many of you know, The Stark Center hosted a virtual conference on January 15, 2021, called Physical Cultures of the Body. Twenty-one scholars representing thirteen different countries presented papers on the symbolic and cultural importance of the healthy and active body with reference to issues of race, gender, injury, strength, performance, eugenics, and much...

March 19, 2021September 30, 2022
John Davis on the cover of Ebony Magazine, May 1952

John Davis on the Cover of Ebony Magazine, May 1952

In honor of Black History Month, I wanted to celebrate by sharing this issue of Ebony Magazine from May 1952. (Unfortunately, I’m late to publish this post due to Winter Storm Uri and the issues it created at The Stark Center. Please forgive my tardiness). In the lead up to the Olympic Games in Helsinki,...

March 1, 2021May 20, 2021